Travel Blogs from Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands

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off the islands..., Barcelona, Spain travel blog

off the islands...

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... amusement park with probably the best views of the city. I was hoping to catch a futebol game during my stay in Spain but the big match, Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, was going to occur after I left Spain for France.  When I was in town ...

BARCELONA, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

BARCELONA

A travel blog entry by yah27

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... came into power during the Spanish Civil War, Catalonians were suppressed in Franco's desire to unite all of Spain.    Geographically, Barcelona is quite like Los Angeles.  It has the mountains and the beach and the weather is ...

Paris to Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Paris to Barcelona

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... into anywhere (PS... I prefer the latter but it´s always good to get dressed up now and again). My train left Paris at 8.35pm and arrived into Barcelona 12 hours later. This train was a rip off... 43 euro for a seat, on top of the eurail pass. But I did ...

Leaving Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Leaving Barcelona

A travel blog entry by orangenemo

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... want to hear, mate?¨ in my best Australian accent. They cheered and were satisfied that I was an Aussie through and through. Barcelona was a trip alright, I became Australian, Justen became Italian American, we partied every night till dawn, met lots ...

La Sagrada Famiiia, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

La Sagrada Famiiia

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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The infamous La Sagrada Familia remains under construction and not all that much further developed than when I visited 20 years ago. Hard to believe this is the case, if you could see the thousands of tourists that pay $20 a head to enter. I guess the ...

FCB Wins the Championship Finals, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

FCB Wins the Championship Finals

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... . More fascinating though were all of the FCB fans dressed in their favorite team shirts. Tonight was the huge championship between Barcelona and Manchester. It was impossible to get into the English pubs but those were no interest to me anyway. I was ...

Aimlessness, Part Deux, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Aimlessness, Part Deux

A travel blog entry by orangenemo

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... (even though the toilet doesn´t work). Sorry I don´t have anything more exciting to talk about. We have been in Barcelona for one day and two nights now and haven´t really done anything except go to clubs at night. Yesterday we said that we were ...

My first WOW!! moment in Barcelona, Barcelona Spain, Spain travel blog

My first WOW!! moment in Barcelona

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... five minutes for me to find enough breath to say hello to the young man who opened it., Woke up early on Sunday morning in Barcelona and picked up cornflakes, milk,bread, etc. at the local store for breakfast. Had a shower and thought I'd go for a ...

The Secrets of Mount Montjuic, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

The Secrets of Mount Montjuic

A travel blog entry by zento

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... . With our map we organized a walk to Mount Monjïuc and see where we'd go from there. It was a quiet day in Barcelona, the streets and metro weren't as busy as they usually are. Then we remembered it was Halloween, in Barcelona All Saints Day, where ...

On Barcelona, and coming home, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

On Barcelona, and coming home

A travel blog entry by jose

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... ' which is named that for all the vagrants that hang-out there. Ironically the official name is "George Orwell Plaza" and is the only plaza in all of Barcelona that has video cameras monitoring 24 hours a day. The next day was a bit of a lazy day, ...

Viva Espana!, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Viva Espana!

A travel blog entry by edmondbina

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... , I decided to try and do it right. The first stop of my Spanish tour, Barcelona: I took the short flight from Budapest to Barcelona and arrived somewhat late on my first day there. I took a stroll along "La Rambla" the main promenade in the heart of the ...

Barthelona, a re-visit, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barthelona, a re-visit

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... and we went to another bar, where we met up with a load of Isabel's friends and her sister. More alcohol was consumed. This was Spain, and I was dying. I needed sleep. It was 5 in the morning, so we went back to her parent's place. Sunday came, and we ...

Mushroom man of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Mushroom man of Barcelona

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... the showers that they provided, kept us clean. Then the problems started, as we were about thirty kilometres outside of Barcelona, the Chookster started to miss and then died. We, had a quick look under the bonnet, the motor was there, we had no tools, ...

Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Barcelona

A travel blog entry by piholland

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Our Last Night Together, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Our Last Night Together

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... to experience Spain, we searched for a cool, nice restaurant. We did an hour of homework searching the "modern and fashion" category of restaurants on Barcelona.com until we settled on a Michelin one called El Tunel de Marc Palou. We had no problem ...

HOT!, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

HOT!

A travel blog entry by mallorybecker

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... .....but she was definitely interested in the younger boys!  Very interesting..... But the stay in Barcelona was short as most time was eaten by traveling, and the weather was extremely muggy.  It wasn't my favorite place in Europe, and I did ...

Beautiful Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Beautiful Barcelona

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... spirit ,everybody seems to be happy here. Real Estate Prices have not declined  here as in the the rest of Spain.... and at the present the is a lot of talk that Catalan should separate from the rest of Spain.........I can understand that very ...

The Nightmare of Ryan Air, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

The Nightmare of Ryan Air

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... was 10Euros worth of chocolate. The down time, gave me a chance to organize some images and for Lowell to complete his third book in 10 days. Unfortunately between the malnutrition and the air conditioning, I arrived to Barcelona with a sore ...

The Mullets LivE!, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

The Mullets LivE!

A travel blog entry by rebn

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Long live king mullet!!! MULLETS in all shapes and sizes...Who said the mullet was dead?? Visit Barcelona and see the MuLLeT like you've never seen it before. Ok. So I HATED Barcelona at first, but it grew on me like a stain that spreads. We ...

Happy Thanksgiving!, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Happy Thanksgiving!

A travel blog entry by mallorybecker

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I will write about Barcelona soon.  I only have the day here and then a night train to Paris!  Its so hot...and muggy...love you guys and thanks for writing back and have a wonderful day!  Have a great ...

La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

La Sagrada Familia

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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... , modern-style cathedral by Antoni Gaudi is definitely interesting to see. It was one of the places I most wanted to visit in Barcelona. My family and I took the train part of the way and walked the rest of the way there. It was a nice walk, and we were ...

I Hate The Euro, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

I Hate The Euro

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... . Everyone say it with me...We hate the Euro. We spent the rest of the day walking around, starving and feeling like the living dead. Barcelona is chill although everyone looks like they stepped out of an 80s video clip with tights on under skirts and ...

Bar-th-elona full of sunshine!!, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Bar-th-elona full of sunshine!!

A travel blog entry by lozdotcom

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... ) and pearl demonstration - it was unbelievable!! (Only a joke my fellow Contiki peeps will understand I'm sure) Yes, Barcelona does have museums and all that, but the weather was absolutely beautiful. Meg and myself decided to blow off the museums ...

Barcelona-2003, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona-2003

A travel blog entry by shmikes

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... a little stir crazy I turn my sights upon somewhere that has outdoor eating and only needs single glazed windows.....Spain LP guide in hand I land in Barcelona. Parroting Spanish phrases out of the guide book for my 'one way ticket to Cataylan' is all ...

Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona

A travel blog entry by jag

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... and drenched in sweat we finally got into a decent, cheap place just of La Rambla, the heart of Barcelona. Barcelona has long, wide stretching boulevards and a modern water front complex down on the harbour. We visited the La Sagrada Familia, Gaudis ...

Here I Go Again On My Own (Another Dennis Post), Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Here I Go Again On My Own (Another Dennis Post)

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... three points ahead of Barca with one game to go. With Barca holding the tiebreaker, it all came down to this match. A Barcelona win and they would win the league, anything else and Atletico would shock everyone to take the title.  I did some other ...

Big city bussle, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Big city bussle

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... then grabbed the bag and ran. They have this sort of thing down to an art it would seem... Something I wish I had done was visit the Camp Nou: Barcelona FC's home ground and one of the most historic and famous stadiums in the world. Oh well. ...

Rumble on La Rambla, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Rumble on La Rambla

A travel blog entry by jr_riel

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Barcelona, Spain Things We Did: 1st Day- Slept in until dinnertime 1st Night- Strolled down Las Ramblas, watched local performers, including a band of gypsies playing "Guantanamera" Dinner on waterfront (I had the seafood paella and ...

Adios Barcelona !  , Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Adios Barcelona !

A travel blog entry by ricknelsie

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... in that Barcelona shoe store! By 2:30pm, we were at our hotel picking up our luggage and catching a cab to the cruise terminal at Port of Barcelona.  It wasn't long before we had some cruise ships in eye sight.  Finding the right ...

Day 1, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by nat_and_ant

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... of the markets. Our hotel is great. We have a rooftop sun bed area which is awesome. The weather is about 25 degrees. I love Barcelona and Ant does too. The people here are lovely. When i was carrying my suitcase up the stairs a man helped me. People ...

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