Travel Blogs from Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands

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Drinks and Cards at the Hostel, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Drinks and Cards at the Hostel

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... asked alot of questions about my home Australia.  She was down in bercelona studying Latin American.  INFO: Barcelona is the only city in Spain to speak Latin America, the rest of spain speak 'Spanish'.  This night club was rediculously ...

All inspiring Gaudi!, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

All inspiring Gaudi!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... laugh and a great time :o) i'm writing this entry with intentions of definitely coming back! When first arriving in Barcelona we rocked up at the trainstation and was completely confused with how to buy a ticket here! Thankgod some other bloke saw us ...

Barcelona., Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Barcelona. ...

An Exquisite City, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

An Exquisite City

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... at the architecture from my room is just wonderful and makes my travels here so worthwhile. I arrived into Barcelona at about 6pm local time last night and was very impressed at how modern and sophisticated the airport was.  Travelling in business on ...

Barcelona., Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Barcelona. ...

7 hours in a Spainish Prison., Barcelona, Spain travel blog

7 hours in a Spainish Prison.

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... dance my way to an upgrade failed miserably.! Two seats to myself though and off we went. I bid a final farewell to Sunny Spain and made a promise to myself that I shall return! Did not reallly appreciate the actually distance from Spain to USA. And ...

Gaudi Gaudi Gaudi, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Gaudi Gaudi Gaudi

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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Day 12 Barcelona - 29 October 2007 Beautiful day.  We get off a little later than expected - ship not cleared.  Everyone is VERY excited and we almost run off the ship when allowed.  We take the shuttle into Las Ramblas and wander ...

Venus and her Entourage of Hungry Ducks, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Venus and her Entourage of Hungry Ducks

A travel blog entry by zento

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Our time in Barcelona was up and after 10 amazing days of getting to know this Catalan jewel, there wasn't much more we could ask for. Now that our shopping was done, my hair was cut, our bags were made, and our hostel paid for, all we had to do was ...

Spain, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Spain

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... more metropolitan but was still in touch with the laid back tapas life. It also had a starbucks on every corner we think. Barcelona is the definition of Spanish sass. They definitely know how to live life. It was hard to decide our favourite place here ...

Barcelona - another country within Spain, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Barcelona - another country within Spain

A travel blog entry by tavini

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... across Spain, can also be observed in the fact that it is even very difficult to find restaurants of Spain's Latin American colonies. Barcelona however is not Castillian, it is Catalan, and its openness to the world is immediately visible. The ...

The Cellular Process of Gaudi, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

The Cellular Process of Gaudi

A travel blog entry by zento

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... by Gaudi for a textile magnate, Josep Batlló, and his family. The richly decorated exterior has become emblematic for Gaudi's work and Barcelona itself. The entrance fee was a ghastly 16€ each but it included the audio-guide which I thought would ...

The Newly Weds, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

The Newly Weds

A travel blog entry by zento

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... know as well as we do how difficult it can be.    We didn't have much planned for the day except catch up and wander around the streets of Barcelona. But seeing as it was as hot as a summer day we found a bar in a small square flanked by the ...

Guadi's Obsession, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Guadi's Obsession

A travel blog entry by zento

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... visit the Batlló house and The Pedrera, both of Gaudi's famous architectural works in the center of Barcelona. We crossed Plaza Catalunya and continued to walk on Paseo de Gracia, an elegant avenue with impressive buildings, old and new, ...

Habla Espanol?, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Habla Espanol?

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... when he fed me and Jay and Evan, two Aussies I'd become friends with, I was able to play translator between them and him. One other thing Barcelona has going for it is an excellent beach, certainly as far as cities go. It's not going to draw ...

the rain in Spain, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

the rain in Spain

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... ) and the only other places open were expensive hotels. I thought, "well, there's not much here but plazas and beach (in rain) so I'll just go to Barcelona". So I did. I got checked into a pension in Barcelona then went looking around the city at some ...

Out of Spain....., Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Out of Spain.....

A travel blog entry by zento

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We've said our goodbyes to the people that warmly welcomed us to Barcelona, like Pablito, Hector and Leandro and now it's time to face the fact that one episode has finished and a new one is commencing. We've been in Spain for 6 months now, working, ...

The Genius and His Army of Knights, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

The Genius and His Army of Knights

A travel blog entry by zento

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... decade! The children's bedroom was decorated with tiles Gaudi had designed himself, with beautiful marine motifs, curvy octopus tentacles, and spiraled seaweed. Apparently Mr. Milá didn't approve of the design and rejected it. Now the tiles are paved ...

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 ...

Adios familia, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Adios familia

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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The Gothic Quarter, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

The Gothic Quarter

A travel blog entry by zento

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... him up to which he was glad to break from work and meet us.  After a light pasta lunch with Hector, Ed and I walked towards the Barcelona Cathedral we had passed on the way to meet our friend. We were saddened to see it was covered up in scaffolds ...

Barcelona at last!, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona at last!

A travel blog entry by zento

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... from the information booth to the tourism booth to the phone booth in search for the cheapest accommodation in the center of Barcelona. Amazingly enough, after only six phone calls to the hostels listed on the map given to us by the sour tourism-info ...

Touring Barcelona´s Sights, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Touring Barcelona´s Sights

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... respectable hour, I made it out to Montjuic, the hill overlooking the city from the south-west and home to some of Barcelon''´s best museums and attractions, some fine parks and the main 1992 Olympic sites. Being an avid fan of the Olympics, I loved the ...

One Gaudi City, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

One Gaudi City

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... Spanish tour. But, it was a bit difficult getting there. Namely because when we left Andorra, we were without a map of Spain and were sans guidebook. These facts alone were enough to make this super anal, type-A personality sister go absolutely insane. ...

Barcelona madness, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona madness

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... one end by the Placa de Catalunya - a vast sea of marble and rotating traffic occasionally punctuated by fountains and flowers. Named after the region that Barcelona is capital of, it is ringed with a multitude of bizarre buildings - some straight out of ...

Barcelona - Gaudi Architecture., Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona - Gaudi Architecture.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... being so wet and miserable, we just had an hour or so look around Avignon, then got back on the bus and travelled through to Barcelona. We fell in love with Barcelona with its wide pedestrian avenues, narrow alley ways in the Gothic area (where we ...

Classic City Break, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Classic City Break

A travel blog entry by supertrampz

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... Jaco just sat there in a state of shock clutching his guidebook. In March 2005 I returned to Barcelona on business, what a gorgeous place. J came to join me and we reminisced with a sojourn along La Rambla. Happy memories. The next day we took a bus ...

Brilliant Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Brilliant Barcelona

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... starts to get to me when his elbow and arse keeps knocking into me as he attempts to mount his "girlfriend" / "prey". So, into Barcelona and as I have already had the privilege of being here before, I feel an air of confidence as I walk through the ...

Barcelona... friendly!, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona... friendly!

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... etc. I love opportunities like that that allow me to be immersed in the culture whilst in beautiful surroundings. Barcelona is everything I expect... the architecture, mediterranean climate, environment etc. Just hope I can continue to live up to ...

Sunshine and Travels, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Sunshine and Travels

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... things, finding my way, different ideas, different people, saying "hello" in a new language,.. in short I love travel. Barcelona is a nice city, and my favourite part of the whole place? Sunshine. I didnt realise how much I had missed my old friend ...

So you wanna fight?, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

So you wanna fight?

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... ask - how is work going?? Ahh Spain, has allowed me an opportunity to catch up with my parents who are own their Spain and Italian adventures, great to catch up and talk about the past year of activities and mis adventures!! Also no more slumming it ...

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