Travel Blogs from Figueras, Spain and Canary Islands

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Back to Spain for a little weird, Figueres, Spain travel blog

Back to Spain for a little weird

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(C) (S) The perfect end to a great 3 week trek through Spain and Portugal. You'll notice we made a giant circle, ending here to see the Salvador Dali museum. We both enjoyed it immensely as it is one of the weirdest places on the planet. We had lunch ...

Dali Dali! (Day 191), Figueras, Spain travel blog

Dali Dali! (Day 191)

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

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... and another day in the sunny and peaceful little town (though it must be a galère during tourist season) of FiguerasAnd then, after a week packed full of new and wonderful things and time spent together, we were on the road back to our ...

Todos  tenemos un mambito, pero no como el de Dalí, Figueras, Spain travel blog

Todos tenemos un mambito, pero no como el de Dalí

A travel blog entry by europeando

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... catalanes o los italianos… debido a que estábamos fastidiosas porque no nos dejaban dormir, ganaron los catalanes. Llegamos a Figueras y empezamos a caminar hacia el museo, parece que un viernes de invierno en Figueras es la muerte en cámara ...

Dali and water bombers!, Figueras, Spain travel blog

Dali and water bombers!

A travel blog entry by cynthiahegerty

... tuna!!! A good thing Alvin likes Tuna and was a good sport to swap his meal. Today's excursion was Figueras – the home of the Dali Museum and probably not much else other than a lot of restaurants for tourists. The Dali Museum was fabulous it was ...

Extreme fine art., Figueras, Spain travel blog

Extreme fine art.

A travel blog entry by joeljenaturner

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... the next town over called Figeures, a place renowned for its hero Salvadore Dali. In the town is the gallery that was bought and decorated by the artist himself. It essentially is the house of Surrealism, complete with giant white eggs on top of the ...

Figueres...ramble, Figueres, Spain travel blog

Figueres...ramble

A travel blog entry by dali2012

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Dali Castle, Figueres, Spain travel blog

Dali Castle

A travel blog entry by ozziesescape

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    One of the final days of our excellent adventure, were spent at the Dali museum/castle. The museum is a different Dali exhibit then we visited earlier on our trip.  This museum is located about two hours north of ...

Barcelona, Platja d'Aro, ne, raje Figueres, Figueras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Barcelona, Platja d'Aro, ne, raje Figueres

A travel blog entry by bibka

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Področje delte Ebro v veliki meri spominja na pokrajino, ki je v zaledju Gradeža v Italiji. Ravninska, skrbno obdelana, ravnokar preorana, polja, vmes kanali, ki pa so trenutno suhi. Tu in tam kakšno drevo, bolj kot mejnik med posameznimi ...

It's a Little Surreal, Figueras, Spain travel blog

It's a Little Surreal

A travel blog entry by abroadwith3boys

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... Caleb and Aiden, this was a great exhibit to see.  Of course they enjoyed Dali's quirky sketches of animals and skeletons doing strange things!   Caleb was really looking forward to seeing the melting clocks painting "The Persistence of ...

Figueras, Spain, Figueras, Spain travel blog

Figueras, Spain

A travel blog entry by joelandes

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... Barcelona years ago, and didn't want to make the same mistake this time around. So we made our first stop in Spain the town of Figueras and visited the Dali Museum. A strange mix of the beautiful, the outrageous and the insane, Dali's imagination is ...

Dali Museum, Figueres, Spain travel blog

Dali Museum

A travel blog entry by travelbee

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... thing out here and  Dali put this out of the way town on the map.  The museum was a cross between an art gallery and what resembles a childrens play area.  I enjoyed the museum but the packed train on the way to the museum was no fun.  ...

Almost robbed to Dali extremes, a Spanish welcome?, Figueras, Spain travel blog

Almost robbed to Dali extremes, a Spanish welcome?

A travel blog entry by europeinakombi

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We leave Andorra into Spain, into France, and back into Spain again (avoiding paid toll roads) to get to Figueres. We spot just over the border (NOTE: Mothers look away now) During the night. We awake at 2:30am to what sounds like someone outside our ...

A Day of Dalí, Figueras, Spain travel blog

A Day of Dalí

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff

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... in Sète, Jeff and I always like to organize an adventure outing. For this time we all set our sights on taking a trip to Spain to see the Dalí museum in the town of Figueres.  We set out early that morning wanting to arrive in Figueres before the ...

Día en Figueres - Museo Dalí, Figueras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Día en Figueres - Museo Dalí

A travel blog entry by rigelmoon

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Fuí temprano a Figueres para visitar el Museo Dalí. Ví de camino la casa donde vivió el artista y después estuve en su Museo varias horas. Obras conocinas no había mucho, pero muuucha obra de Dalí, ...

Salvador Dali Museum, Figueras, Spain travel blog

Salvador Dali Museum

A travel blog entry by abi.latham

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... was included in our room rate.  Nice coffee, potato tortilla which is a staple over here,  Jamon croquettes, churros and selection of meats, cheeses, lovely spreads and breads, cereals, fruit, yoghurt etc. I was even able to practice moderation ...

Salvadore Dali, Figueras, Spain travel blog

Salvadore Dali

A travel blog entry by friiskiwi

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Wednesday 28th July, 2011  Salvador Dalí PORTLLIGAT, and Dalí Theatre-Museum FIGUERES  but had by mistake booked Gala Dalí Castle PÚBOL instead of the Portlligat house. Turned out it wasn't too bad as Pubol is a lot closer to here, and ...

Dali museum, Figueras, Spain travel blog

Dali museum

A travel blog entry by julieashley

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... type if face. It's difficult to describe, and even more difficult to photograph! There were some interesting experiments with 3D and reflection that I liked. I was a bit disappointed that they didn't have more of his 'typical' painting but they seem to ...

It Figueres!, Figueras, Spain travel blog

It Figueres!

A travel blog entry by ksunderhill

... day and she gets on another train! That fact is that when you travel this far why leave out something within your grasp. Figueres, Spain is another small blip on the travel map, but to a Salvador Dali lover, it's a huge blip! The hometown to this ...

Day 288 : Flippin' Out in Figueras, Figueras, Spain travel blog

Day 288 : Flippin' Out in Figueras

A travel blog entry by kev_ann

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... is responsible for, including intricate stamp size portraits, whole wall paintings, 10 foot tall sculptures, moving contraptions, optical illusions and all other manner of wonderments. Ann was left saying more than once, "new favourite artist", hard not ...

The Dali Exhibition, Figueras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

The Dali Exhibition

A travel blog entry by gjfsewell

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... 10pm and 3am, and even in daylight, there is spooky lighting for paintings like the ones of Dali creating the sun. Spain is the 10th country Lois and I have visited in the last year. We have never been here before, so we have to try out Spanish food in ...

Dalí, Dalí, Dalí, Figueras, Spain travel blog

Dalí, Dalí, Dalí

A travel blog entry by ingridt

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... , var som sagt i byen kun en natt. Reiste videre til Cadaques neste dag, dvs. tirsdag. ------------- I wanted to stay a night in Figueras in Spain to visit the Dalí museum in the city. And I am happy that I did just that. Most of us probably thinks of ...

Espagne, Figueras, Spain travel blog

Espagne

A travel blog entry by rogerdamour

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L'Espagne est mon pays préféré et le pays étranger où j'ai passé le plus de temps. Si j'avais à travailler dans un autre pays, ce serait là. En 2000, j'ai passé trois mois à Tarragona, au nord-est, pour avancer mes travaux de maîtrise en ...

Dalí...., Figueras, Spain travel blog

Dalí....

A travel blog entry by vel.crucero

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Museo Dalí Ufff…increíble, pero lleno de gente (uno de los museos más visitados de España), así que difícil poder ver todo bien…hay que venir de todas maneras. En la tarde fuimos al museo del juguete, divertido lleno de clásicos. ...

Loving all that sea, Figueras, Spain travel blog

Loving all that sea

A travel blog entry by spavallica

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... is incredible, there were even some jellyfishes, they were huge, but it was all together awesome. Afternoon we went to Figueras to visit the birthplace of Salvador Dalí and his museum. I am not a fan of art, but I don't hate it, so it was a good day ...

Dali, Figueras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Dali

A travel blog entry by mr_grumpy

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... Dali spent a lot of his time working. He rebuilt a burnt out theatre and turned it into his museum. It's a big place. Really big, and we spent maybe 3 hours there, and it seemed a rush. It's full of sculptures made specially for the place and a lot of ...

A 3 Hour Tour, a 3 Hour Tour, Figueras, Spain travel blog

A 3 Hour Tour, a 3 Hour Tour

A travel blog entry by ihavenojob

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RyanAir - the blessed business, Figueras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

RyanAir - the blessed business

A travel blog entry by jklegit13

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... Dalí indulge yourself because he is amazing. His style is surrealism. This means elements of surprise, juxtaposition, explicit objects and actions you wouldn't normally see performed by the objects, like elephants flying or arm bones sticking out from a ...

Dali Delirium, Figueras, Spain travel blog

Dali Delirium

A travel blog entry by gfiveg

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Mar 5th - moving slow...but feeling better. Today I'm taking a train up to the North of Spain to visit Figueras which is where Salvador Dali was born and it is home of Teatre-Museu Dali....which at the same time is Salvador Dali's art gallery, final ...

Mar 28, 2010, Figueras, Spain travel blog

Mar 28, 2010

A travel blog entry by zixin

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Attempting to Leave Spain, Figueres, Spain travel blog

Attempting to Leave Spain

A travel blog entry by vanderwyden

Our train to Avignon stopped on the tracks and the conductor motioned for us to look out the front window. The track was being washed away in front of our eyes by a rush of floodwater. So began an 18-hour ...

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