My Journey to Finding Inner Peace (2)

一日,駕車途經一個位於巴塞隆拿的不知名小海灘,景色秀麗,於是下車逛逛。清涼的海風帶著敦厚的海水味道飄來。也許是做護膚品的職業習性使然,令我對臭覺相當敏感。我發現海水味中還夾雜著一些咖啡香味,和一點宜人卻不知名的芳香,使我心生好奇。循著香味傳來的方向緩緩前行,在小樹之間,看到一間歐式風格的小石屋。棕紅色木製的大門和窗戶,與灰白色的手抺水泥牆,雖形成強烈對比,但感覺相當協調。且見門窗都是開著,再行近看看,原來是一間咖啡座。咖啡嘛,當然毫不猶豫內進。
這咖啡座粗略可分為兩部份,左手邊是一個景觀開陽的露天茶座,右手邊是採光極佳的咖啡本館。本館內陳設樸實,但仍不乏繽紛的馬賽克裝飾。在咖啡案台的右手邊,有一個銷售商品的小區域。咖啡壺、手工皂、塔羅牌、馬賽克精品等,種類繁多,卻沒有違和感。最吸引我的,是在場角一端的小檯。檯上擺放著很多有關靈性和瑜珈東西。而那種引領我來的芳香,是一堆放在陶瓷碟上,尤如柴枝般的小木條。我拿了一枝於鼻前一聞,香味純樸而且舒適。
One day, I was driving through an unknown small beach in Barcelona, ​​its breathtaking view made me got off for a little stroll.  A mixture of coffee aroma together with a pleasant but unknown scent had guided me to a small European-style stone house between the trees. The brown-red wooden doors and windows, in contrast to the grey-white cement wall, were rather harmonious.  To my surprise, it’s a little Coffee House!  How could I resist?  So I was delighted and entered the Café without hesitation. 
The interior was decorated with colourful mosaics with an open-air seating area.  On the right hand side of the coffee table, there is a small area selling coffee pots, handmade soaps, tarot cards, unique gifts, etc.  What caught my attention most was a small station stocked with mindful and meditation gifts on the far end corner.  There, I spotted a pile of small wooden sticks on a ceramic tray, I picked up a stick and its pleasant scent resembled the aroma that brought me here! 

此時一名店員小姐上前,友善地試圖給我說明,奈何我不懂西班牙語。然後,她給了我一張小單張,再指指咖啡座後方的一個斗室。那斗室並沒有門,門口只掛著兩樘米白色的暗花簾。我再看看手上的小單張,雖然是我不認識的西班牙文,但明確地有些日期和時間,大概是一些工作坊之類的東西吧。我見還有一點時間才到下一節,所以決定先呷一杯咖啡,才再作打算。
At this time, a shop assistant came up and greeted me in Spanish.  She then gave me a leaflet and pointed me to a room with lace door curtains behind the coffee house.  The leaflet was in Spanish, all I could understand were some dates and times, so I gathered it’s some kind of workshop.  Since there’s still some time till the next session, I decided to sit down and enjoy a coffee first.

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