Travel Blogs from Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands

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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 ...

Finally off the road & here in Barna!, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Finally off the road & here in Barna!

A travel blog entry by touristbecky

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... that was the proper entrance! It helps sometimes not being able to understand spanish then! Ha ha. Back to the car, off to Barcelona we went. "Barna" is what the locals refer to here as Barcelona. "Barca" is the Barcelona football team. So if you say ...

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 Ŕ 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 ...

My Last Night in Barcelona..., Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

My Last Night in Barcelona...

A travel blog entry by h_hurst

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... -known museums, but it was totally worth the visit! It takes you underground to the ruins of the Roman city (Bacino) that present-day Barcelona is built on top of. I got to see old city walls, laundry shops, baths, old church courtyards, fish market and ...

Barce Beach Day, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barce Beach Day

A travel blog entry by drewduhon

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One of the first things we heard at Barcelona, besides the crazy hours, is that you have to go to the beach.  Unfortunately, the beaches in the city proper are ok, but very touristy and expensive.  If you have the time and wherewithal, however, ...

Panoramic views @ Montju´c, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Panoramic views @ Montju´c

A travel blog entry by superzoom

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... until it became a museum a few decades ago. Montju´c was the main sight at the 1929 Universal Expo held in Barcelona, and many constructions where built at the time, for example the impressive structure of what is today’s Catalonian National ...

Touring Barca, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Touring Barca

A travel blog entry by dewolffamily

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We are still in Barcelona and having a great time. Yoday we decided to do the tourist thing like we did in New York. Not very cool, but taking a guided bustour is the best way to get to know a city really fast. Like I said we did this in NY and it rea;;y ...

Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Barcelona

A travel blog entry by blonde_abroad

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... to fall in love with such a vibrant city! Out of all the churches, ancient ruins and historical buildings and sites I have seen in Europe, Barcelona's most famous building the La Sagrada Familia impressed me the most! This giant Basilica is one of Antoni ...

Yay Barcelona :), Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Yay Barcelona :)

A travel blog entry by taramarika

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... I met a girl named Melanie in my hostel room, she is from the States. She was studying abroad in England and decided to take a quick trip to Barcelona then to Rome before she heads home. Shes the cutest person ever, and shes 5 months pregnant. It was ...

Sunny days in Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Sunny days in Barcelona

A travel blog entry by taramarika

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Well my time in Barcelona is coming near an end :(. I fly tomorrow to London. I┤ve met some great people its been fun. Hung out with Kristina and Karyn yesterday. We went to the beach and then we went to another Park and walked around. Also we wondered ...

Amigas Cheetahs in Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Amigas Cheetahs in Barcelona

A travel blog entry by samikay

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... ;Then, after the bike tour, we took another eleven mile hike through Park Guell.  (If you are ever in Barcelona, this is highly recommended!)  And finally today we got up early and went to sit out on the beach.  It was the most relaxing day ...

back home, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

back home

A travel blog entry by tarah51

back home, to begin the soul destroying mission that is finding an apartment in barcelona. i swear, i must have seen 20 in the last 3 days. so bad. anyway. i am supposed to be looking now... so i will go. thats the update ...

Spain....┐Bien o Mal?, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Spain....┐Bien o Mal?

A travel blog entry by davisa157

... be cooler and we could take a couple of days to recoup after all the trouble. This was probably the best decision we have made and Barcelona has been absolutely amazing we went for a walk last night on the pier and put our feet in the ocean.  We ...

Another side of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Another side of Barcelona

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... wander around for a while to discover areas I didn┤t get a look at the last time I was here. My purpose for coming to Barcelona was to experience their annual Festival de la Merce, which takes place in various venues in parts of the town I am not ...

So much to see and do!, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

So much to see and do!

A travel blog entry by dbats

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... strangers appear to be the feature of the shot.     We walked down to the bus stop and en route we came across a headless street performer. Barcelona is full of them.  We caught the bus home and had a siesta after our arduous walking ...

Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... a boat ride and enjoyed the sites.     Next we went to visit the Barcelona Olympic Stadium.  They still had a great display and Olympic Museum.  We saw stadiums, fields and the museum had tons of ...

Picasso and Catalonia Museums, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Picasso and Catalonia Museums

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

... to Catalonia works over the past millennium.  The museum was beautifully situated on top of a high hill overlooking downtown Barcelona.  Later we visited Barcelona Museum of History which rested over incredible Roman ruins. At night we hit the ...

Bustling Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Bustling Barcelona

A travel blog entry by amsmitty

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Here we are in Barcelona- a much more tropical and funky city. We are having a blast so far, walking down the famous Las Ramblas avenue lined with palm trees,street performers, flower stands, birds in cages and other novelties. We also walked through an ...

Beautiful Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Beautiful Barcelona

A travel blog entry by goalie121

... from one of the best beaches that I have ever been to makes up for it. We have been to a whole bunch of beaches on this trip and Barcelona's is the best. A huge stretch of good sand, with lots of people who just want to have a good time. It is calm and ...

The boys in Barca, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

The boys in Barca

A travel blog entry by smirky

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... fun and have made our short time here very memorable. We strolled down the las rambles after a nice supper looked at a clock and realised that we had a good hour before our train then the british penchant for messing with the worlds time dawned on us ...

Barcelona is one beautiful city!, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Barcelona is one beautiful city!

A travel blog entry by clareandbuzz

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... , and burger sliders.  Of course wine and beer and all this served to us in a place overlooking the beautiful vista of Barcelona. Great night poviding us with a good chance to meet the other wedding guests.  Friday was the wedding day!  We ...

Bar-the-lona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Bar-the-lona

A travel blog entry by amandai

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... stop over was worth while..then out of the blue I mysteriously ran into a guy from work who accompanied me to Barcelona with his wife!!! totally weird. It was reminiscent of the Truman show, like big brother (KPMG) is always ...

alert-alert. breaking news, Barcelona Spain, Spain travel blog

alert-alert. breaking news

A travel blog entry by kerick13

Hi all, first of all the bride does barcelona then barcelona does the bride !!!!!! 3 hours in barcelona, down to the hotel restaurant for dinner. Half way through dinner the brides phone gets half inched (pinched) rest of the evening spent at the police ...

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