Travel Blogs from Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands

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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 ...

Barcelona - Day 2, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona - Day 2

A travel blog entry by lkjr77

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... the Santa Caterina Market. It's an old roman acropolis that was rebuilt to be a common meeting place for the citizens of barcelona. The roof is a huge curvy thing with digitized, very pixelated, images of fruit on it. Citizens here don't buy things in ...

History lesson on barca as told by max, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

History lesson on barca as told by max

A travel blog entry by lisakatemclean

... /rulers/civilisations tried to conquer it. The Moors (Medieval Muslims that inhabited areas around North Africa) succeeded in conquering southern Spain and when they got the citadal the Spanish kind of knew they were coming and were like "yep cool you can ...

Barca Hearts Cold Meat, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barca Hearts Cold Meat

A travel blog entry by cupcrazy1994

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... This is La Boqueria, a dizzying display of smells that change at every corner. Fresh fish. Cured pig. Colorful fruit and vegetables. This was our introduction to Barcelona cuisine. But, the honey moon is the honey moon and then you get to the prospect of ...

Back to Barce, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Back to Barce

A travel blog entry by jtpharr

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... and itīs location close to the sea and the rest of Europe. So it was decided, my return to Spain, whenever that would be, would be back to Barcelona, and so here I am. Spending roughly 5 months on the road bouncing from city to city, hostel to ...

On the move., Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

On the move.

A travel blog entry by krister80

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... wall cloud and we were able to fly right into in, make way for some beautiful scenery and light. I arrived in Barcelona and grabbed a cab to my place.  Because of the storm, my flight was running late and I was meeting someone at the apartment at ...

LATE night out in Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

LATE night out in Barcelona

A travel blog entry by southbaykg

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I still have some updating to do from our last day in Nice, but last night was a great time here in Barcelona. We were on the train ALL DAY yesterday from Nice, with a 3 hour layover in Montpelier, France. It was cool though, we met two canadians and ...

Our last day in Barcelona - with ups and downs, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Our last day in Barcelona - with ups and downs

A travel blog entry by eugineanded

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We had a fabulous day today during the day. Went to see Gaudi's unbelievable Sagra Familia and also La Peredra. Had lunch where Kim recommended - Les Quatro Gats - a historical place where Picasso and Gaudi used to hang out. Then we headed to the ...

Barthelona... more like funalona!!!, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Barthelona... more like funalona!!!

A travel blog entry by anna_and_andrea

Barcelona is really hard to leave... Our whole trip has been sooo amazing, but we had so much fun in Barcelona! For starters... we met a few people in Gimmelwald, Switzerland (Lily from New Hampshire and brothers Matthew and Ryan from Canada). We ...

Barcelona Explorer, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona Explorer

A travel blog entry by pilotl

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... facade behind which gives an interesting colourful effect.   From there it was quite a long trip on the underground to go and see Camp Nou, Barcelona FC's home stadium. We chose not to go inside because it was WAY WAY WAY too expensive, it was ...

Barcelona Day 2, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona Day 2

A travel blog entry by carriekennebeck

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... eclair and chocolate croissant with coffee and tea. We also had an orange juice, which I have to say that in both Paris and Barcelona it is freshly squeezed and delicious. We then headed down to the beach to take a scooter tour of Barcelona. It wound ...

Quickie Tour of Barcelona and Andorra, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Quickie Tour of Barcelona and Andorra

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... way around a few roundabouts and go back in the same direction and we finally decide that I will follow the signs towards Spain and Barcelona until we are out of Andorra and then maybe the GPS won't be lost anymore. The police haven't started manning the ...

Barcelona 2, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Barcelona 2

A travel blog entry by redtilly

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... we had lunch (paella for me) and then finished the blue route on the bus.  Then we had a look around the little lanes of the Barri Gotic area and then it was time to catch the bus back to the camp. Lovely weather and a great few days in Barcelona. ...

Shenanigans and eating shit, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Shenanigans and eating shit

A travel blog entry by sanger.kayl

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... a normal park designed by Gaudi that became popular after the Olympics were held here. This is where the salamander is that people know Barcelona for. On the walk to the park, we had to walk up some long and steep steps and what happened? I completely ...

Bartzelona !, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Bartzelona !

A travel blog entry by peterconnor

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... little cafe across from the hotel I enjoyed a breakfast of muesli and natural yogurt and fresh tomato on bread and covered with sheep pecorino; that was the best breakfast since landing in Spain and the coffee was good. More to come and much to tell. ...

Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Barcelona

A travel blog entry by mcopeland

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... less plane change and Economy Plus (extra legroom) all the way. After a sleepless flight (2 movies and Sudoku) we arrived in Barcelona and have been here the past 3 days.  I’ve had a harder time this trip adjusting to the 6 hour time ...

La casa, la dolce Grācia, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

La casa, la dolce Grācia

A travel blog entry by mittelmeer

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Grācia č il dolce quartiere di Barcellona che mi ospita. E' tutto un telaio di vie che si incrociano a scacchiera rettangolare, larghe poco pių di cinque metri. Da finestrelle e balconi di ferro come nei carrugi di Genova o nella Marina di Cagliari si ...

The last official ride day......, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

The last official ride day......

A travel blog entry by tyamkovy

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Howdy all, Well, not sure yet but this may be the last official ride day of the trip..we are heading back to Barcelona ..... and I shall interject that I still can not get used to how late they eat here....supper is usually around 9....I am sitting at a ...

Disney Mediterranean Cruise- Prep and Travel, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Disney Mediterranean Cruise- Prep and Travel

A travel blog entry by selenapan9

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... say? Iceland blew up. Who knew? But our airline came through, so good on ya Iberia. So we had made it to Barcelona, to thehotel, and were ready to get on the cruise for the next day!! Ratings Disney Customer Service Line: *** (annoying grandma woman ...

Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Barcelona

A travel blog entry by kcomai

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... didn't have time to fit in a 2nd visit.  :-( Other than the tapas bars, we definitely enjoyed the city itself.  Barcelona is a beautiful, clean city.  We had a nice, modern hotel (again, budget), and the guy here was so helpful with our ...

Sightseeing in Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Sightseeing in Barcelona

A travel blog entry by colin_tameka

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... I will get my CHEAP massage from the thai ladies) its 5 euro for approximately 5-10 mins. We then went to the Barcelona FC stadium and we were VERY dissapointed the Real Madrid stadium was WAY better and less crowds!! Apparently this stadium is the 2nd ...

Spanish Family Day, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Spanish Family Day

A travel blog entry by micheletapiolas

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... , the daughter of my dad's cousin, shares the same great grandfather Tapiolas. We have not long been dropped back into Barcelona and I feel as though I have secured a lifelong friendship with Montserrat. We both were heartfelt on parting that I need to ...

Gaudi adventure, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Gaudi adventure

A travel blog entry by patelfamily

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... lots of holes in the side. Walking back to the hotel we stopped along the way at yet another Gaudi building, Casa Batllo. The wacky thing about this building was its balconies. Each one was shaped like a skull. I'm really enjoying my time in ...

Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona

A travel blog entry by grasimps

We are in Barcelona Spain and it is a crazy, sometimes scary (at night) place! Barcelona is home to F.C. Barcelona who just won the Barclays Premiership futbol, having one of the best players in the world in Ronaldinho! The city was also home to some ...

Gaudi Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Gaudi Barcelona

A travel blog entry by constantinople

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... better. The fact it was a sunday/monday and all the ruins were shut probably helped! The next day I caught an autobus to Barcelona and was already in love with the city within the first 5 minutes. All the main streets are lined with trees and ...

Flying to Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Flying to Barcelona

A travel blog entry by patelfamily

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Woke up at the premier inn had a buffet breakfast then we drove to the airport and departed. After arriving in Barcelona we had lunch at an all you can eat buffet and stuffed myself silly. After that we kick started our Gaudi education at the Palau ...

Oriol, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Oriol

A travel blog entry by mittelmeer

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La mia prima guida a Barcellona si chiama Oriol (che č un tipico nome e anche un cognome catalano). Fa il perito chimico e ha i capelli color paglia, tutto un po' austriaco, tutto un po' perito chimico. E' di altezza media, proporzionato, con gambe ...

Bon Nadal, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Bon Nadal

A travel blog entry by micheletapiolas

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... the right hand side; the people demanded it of us and it was easy to fall into line. But I find it not so in Barcelona, where people meander any which way and then this way. It's almost as if to keep to the right is to get in people's way. I am enjoying ...

Christmas Reflections, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Christmas Reflections

A travel blog entry by micheletapiolas

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... in the sights of street artists and artisan stalls. I considered that it was the perfect environment for pickpockets with maximum distractibility and the jostling of people. I ensured that I kept my hands in my coat pockets.  We stopped at a lovely ...

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