Travel Blogs from Tarragona, Spain and Canary Islands

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Romans by the sea, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

Romans by the sea

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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One hassle of hiring a car is finding a bloody parking space. The old part of Tarragona was another walled city and our hotel appeared to be inside the wall somewhere. Do you think we could find anywhere to park in a small, historical, sunny, seaside ...

Spain in 5 days, Barcelona, Girona, Tarragona, Zaragoza, Spain travel blog

Spain in 5 days

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... to see them. We were kicked out of there as it was closing, so we went back to Girona for dinner. Rioja Summary Being in Spain and catching up with Zonth was good, but, and there is always a but, everyone chain smokes to much for my liking and ...

Crash Course in Awesome, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

Crash Course in Awesome

A travel blog entry by dukesabroad

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... were wide awake while I was driving... For those of you wondering I only stalled 4 or 5 times... We arrived at Tarragona a little later than we had hoped, and it was past beach time, so we drove into the city to do some sightseeing. It ended up being ...

¿Are we in Rome? ¡No, Just  Tarragona!, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

¿Are we in Rome? ¡No, Just Tarragona!

A travel blog entry by -thegrandtour-

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¡Buenos! So we only spent one night and one day in Tarragona, but it was as if we had been transported thousands of years into the past. After we FINALLY managed to find the hotel, we spent the next day walking through the old city which is chock ...

Rude people!, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

Rude people!

A travel blog entry by maria-puhl

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... a boring drive and not much to report.  But we're stopping here because we couldn't get the apartment in Barcelona for a night, and Tarragona is only like an hour away from Barcelona.     When we got into town, Mom called the hotel to ...

Return to Tarragona, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

Return to Tarragona

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... ), the Aliga (Eagle), Lleo (the Lion), Mulassa (the Big Mule) Bou (the Bull) and Drac (the Dragon) amongst others and in Tarragona at least, some of these figures have junior equivalents. Another feature of Santa Tecla is the Paso Doble, "Amparito Roca", ...

Cultural Jackpot!!!!, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

Cultural Jackpot!!!!

A travel blog entry by john.babinec

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... be partly right, but actually the main reason was because it is situated only a short bus ride from the ancient port city of Tarragona. And that's where I headed today.   WOW!!! I think I just hit the ancient cultural jackpot! I knew there was a lot ...

The Calm Before the Storm, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

The Calm Before the Storm

A travel blog entry by megeland

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... so we called it a night. The next morning we explored the ruins of the Roman Forum.  At one time, Tarragona was a very important political and economic hub within the Roman empire.  The forum used to sprawl across much of the city and included ...

Tea for Two, Tarragona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Tea for Two

A travel blog entry by njbeaglemom

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... hills, with cafes, restaurants and stores tucked here and there. There are extensive Roman and medieval remains and it is another UNESCO world heritage site. Tarragona is part of the Costa Daurada, or Golden Coast of Spain, which gets its name from the ...

An early night? Don't even think about it., Tarragona, Spain travel blog

An early night? Don't even think about it.

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... ;& Kay to let them know where we were but didn't get any takers. They might still have been asleep. Tarragona invites pointless strolling and our morning meander eventually took us outside the city walls, where a gegant seemed to be undergoing some ...

More Santa Tecla, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

More Santa Tecla

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... folklore based groups including the Ball de Diables Petits, the Cucaferata, the Ball de Gitanetes, the Colla Petita de Xiquets de Tarragona and one of our favourites, the Ball de Patatuf Petitet. The culmination of the parade at the town hall is well ...

Roman ruins @ Tarragona, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

Roman ruins @ Tarragona

A travel blog entry by superzoom

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... in 714, and was re-occupied as an archbishop city in 1089. The cathedral, one of the main sights in current Tarragona, was built between 1171 and 1331 on top of Roman ruins. Even though having been besieged numerous times, the city has kept its ...

A long arm and a long day of Santa Tecla, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

A long arm and a long day of Santa Tecla

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... thank the Xiquets for giving us the opportunity to do something special and memorable). He asked us how long we were in Tarragona for and seemed a little disappointed when we told him that it was just for one more night. It was only later that we ...

Tarragona, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

Tarragona

A travel blog entry by jpandshaz

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Two relaxing days and nights in a nice beach town south of Barcelona. Not that we really needed to relax by this stage, but ...

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The "eternally sunny port"... CLOSED MONDAY!!!!

A travel blog entry by darrenhough74

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The wind howled and rocked Scooby all last night. We all thought we were going to be blown away!  Caught the bus into Tarragona, which the LP sells as an eternally sunny port with lots of interesting Roman sites.  Well being a Monday all of the ...

Tarragona, Tarragona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Tarragona

A travel blog entry by kyle-and-lisa

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On our way back to Barcelona, we stopped in Tarragona, a city known for its ancient Roman ruins....but perhaps more numerous, were the city's stray cats. By this point in our trip, we were a little drained. We spent two nights here, and during the day we ...

Arrived in Tarragona, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

Arrived in Tarragona

A travel blog entry by tenvols

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June 30, 2005--Tarragona, Spain Well, we arrived yesterday at the Reus airport (about an hour south of Barcelona)and spent a relaxing night in the city of Tarragona. Today we did a tour of the city. Tarragona is a small relaxing city of about 120,000 ...

I'M IN SPAIN, Tarragona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

I'M IN SPAIN

A travel blog entry by melissa96

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Okay so, it's no secret, I love Spain. Like it's an unhealthy love. it needs to stop before it becomes too overpowering. But what's not to love? APART FROM THE FACT IT'S 17 FREAKING DEGREES CELSIUS. Okay. So I caught a bus today to buy a much needed ...

Walking Amongst Ruins, Tarragona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Walking Amongst Ruins

A travel blog entry by melissa96

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... it along for half an hour I did get to a cute little Christmas market selling everything from chocolate to flowers to perfume and a lot of Christmas decorations (their favourite is a small log with eyes and a mouth on the front being held up by four ...

Hooostiiiiii que demà marxo!, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

Hooostiiiiii que demà marxo!

A travel blog entry by garreta

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Bé...demà marxo no sóc conscient. Tinc un mes per davant per complir un somni, la patagonia. Certament crec que ho tinc tot, com de costum no faig la llista de la roba que la meva mare em recomana. Total? per molt que faci llistes, si perdo las coses ...

A Beautiful City At War With Itself, Tarragona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

A Beautiful City At War With Itself

A travel blog entry by melissa96

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... ’t actually want to contact them anymore, being against the idea of Catalunya. As I said technically Reus is part of Catalunya and Tarragona isn’t. The airport I flew into is so quiet because it is not known which side of the border it is ...

All By Myself, Tarragona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

All By Myself

A travel blog entry by melissa96

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... I set off. Yesterday I bought a ticket for 3.75€ which allowed me to go to four places in Tarragona, the Amphitheatre, Circus, City Walls and Forum. I hadn’t heard a lot of good things about the Forum but considering I had already bought a ...

Paul kent een binnenweg, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

Paul kent een binnenweg

A travel blog entry by paulversmissen1

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Ha,ha... Studenten, hij heeft het weer geflikt. The King van 'Afbreker van douchegordijnen' is Paul toch echt wel! Is dat nu de vierde of de vijfde keer dat hij dat doet? En hij komt daar altijd mee weg hé! Ik moet het wel gaan uitleggen aan de juffra ...

The last of Spain ... Tarragona, Tarragona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

The last of Spain ... Tarragona

A travel blog entry by traylertravels

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... sparkling wine, oj & berries over ice (a bit like champers & orange juice really).   The next day we drove to Tarragona and had a really nice time.  It's packed with old Roman ruins, including an amphitheatre & a Roman Circus (where they ...

Semana Santa con Mis Tías, Tarragona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Semana Santa con Mis Tías

A travel blog entry by molliecura

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... boyfriend came into town for the long Easter weekend. The four of us headed to Tarragona. Often referred to as "Spain's Rome", Tarragona is rich with Roman ruins. The second century amphitheater was spectacular. As you walk within the amphitheater, it's ...

close to the end, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

close to the end

A travel blog entry by europeantour13

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... windy mountain roads, along rivers, through gorges and red rocky hillsides. Trying to find accommodation in Reus we got lost and went round and round the city! We gave up and got to seaside Tarragona. The pool at the hotel was most welcome in the 30+ ...

School Trip to Tarragona, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

School Trip to Tarragona

A travel blog entry by goodma11

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Part of the IES program is a school trip to Tarragona. A region just south of Barcelona in Catalunya. It is famous for its amazing beaches and beautiful Roman ruins. On the first day of the trip we arrived in Tarragona around 10 am. The first thing we did ...

Beach, ah yeah!!, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

Beach, ah yeah!!

A travel blog entry by lizconnie

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... tour of these sights, thanks to a new friend, who conveniently enough also works at the tourist info place in Tarragona. Thanks for the tour by the way Nicholas, and I do hope I didnt tire you out too much!! The next couple of days were mainly beach ...

Spain 04, Barcelona, Tarragona, Valencia, Madrid, Seville, Spain travel blog

Spain 04

A travel blog entry by shaun_and_leah

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... building that sees few tourists. Whilst waiting for the bus we wondered how the locals handled the 1 hour time difference between Spain and Portugal as it seemed that they drove back and forth across the border? We had another few days in Spain later ...

What the fuck........, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

What the fuck........

A travel blog entry by jonnystanners

Listen and learn. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=542urpAYRVA Brilliant. ...

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