Travel Blogs from Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands

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GAUDI!..... bless you, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

GAUDI!..... bless you

A travel blog entry by toonk

... had a guy Marc and his girlfriend Alba come stay with me in Santa Barbara (couch surfing). They both are from Spain and Marc lives and goes to school in Barcelona. so when Dora had a four day weekend we figured it was about time we called in the favor ...

InterRail n Night Train, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

InterRail n Night Train

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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... , again to Barcelona. In that time we reasoned that we would rather get further away so looked at other options and found that we could do a night train from Barcelona to Zurich. Perfect! So here we are, after a short-ish ride to Barcelona (where we again ...

Day 26 - Guell Park, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Day 26 - Guell Park

A travel blog entry by bedford10

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This was our last full day in Barcelona, and our last day travelling!! :( Due to the late night the previous night, having not got back to the hostel until 7am and seeing the sun come up, we spent all morning asleep. We did finally manage to surface in ...

The Picasso Museum., Barcelona, Spain travel blog

The Picasso Museum.

A travel blog entry by erinkats

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... your leaping into Barcelona. After that we walked through a garden to the Castle of Montjuic. The castle faces the harbor and airport in Barcelona, so the view was not as interesting as the city side. Seeing the multitude of crates on the dock does ...

Bern, Bern!!!, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Bern, Bern!!!

A travel blog entry by roamingwilliam

... make a sacrifice. Enjoys the Spanish culture so much, that i just took a trip to the local McDonald's.  Ahhh Viva la Spain.  But you need some good greasy food sometimes. Again the photos take way to long to upload so ill attempted again ...

Final day, Barcelona,  Spain travel blog

Final day

A travel blog entry by cam.srigley

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What a pretty city and great architecture! Took a tour bus around town,hop on hop off as we only had the ...

Planes, Trains and Soccer Players, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Planes, Trains and Soccer Players

A travel blog entry by sherondotjohn

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... this hotel leaves a bit to be desired. Went out walking and came across a large assembly. Had to get involved and it turned out to be celebrations for Barcelona coming top of the league.Before long the crowd was so large we couldn't leave if we wanted to. ...

The ballet, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

The ballet

A travel blog entry by lingo83

... and when it does all you can hear is the tapping of their feet on the floor as they run off stage - bit distracting and breaks the illusion somewhat. I was not particularly impressed with the first number.  They had a 30 minute break after it.  ...

How one man and his guitar saved a city..., Barcelona, Spain travel blog

How one man and his guitar saved a city...

A travel blog entry by goodygrass

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... for the last 5 years in order to move to (funny enough) Australia!  We had a good chat about differences in culture in Spain and Latin America.  He had an interesting take on the matter and pointed out that people in Europe tend to be quite ...

barcelona Spain!, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

barcelona Spain!

A travel blog entry by snystrom

... "pretending to sell beer" but the police dont do anything..kinda crazy. Anyways, I also bought a new camera in Barcelona...super small and nice. Kind of blew my budget though...My pictures just wernt holding up though. Anyways..After Barcelona was San ...

Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Barcelona

A travel blog entry by travelinsara

... size cafe up near the park on the north end of town (fairly quiet) to watch the second half of the Eurocup final.  Spain won (apparently having me in the country was the good luck charm, as Italy won the World Cup two years ago, when I was ...

time speeds up, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

time speeds up

A travel blog entry by traestanley

... he wanted. quite a portrait of an artist, very beautiful. i guess it goes without saying that being here in barcelona, a city of lots and lots of people after walking and living very slowly is quite a jarring juxtaposition, or at least it seems likes ...

The city of human statues and knock-off handbags, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

The city of human statues and knock-off handbags

A travel blog entry by lingo83

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... our way back here.  I can't remember if the wine or the OJ was cheaper...   After a rather decadent and unplanned 4 hour nap, we headed in to Barcelona proper to see what we could see.  Started out at the top of La Rambla, the main shopping and dining ...

Sick in Barcelona :(, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Sick in Barcelona :(

A travel blog entry by kateanddrew

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... us struck by nasty flu. Not good. We struggled out to see some Gaudi architecture around town which was spectacular. Pretty much just ate and slept the rest of the time. Luckily we saw everything we wanted to so it was good timing to have a couple of ...

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!!!, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!!!

A travel blog entry by tweeds315

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... it was great bc he knew about a lot of local events that were a lot of fun. such as a reggae party on the beach. AWESOME barcelona is also the home of gaudi. since this is my second time here and i went into detail about a lot of his monuments in my ...

Rambla ramble and a trip to the zoo., Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Rambla ramble and a trip to the zoo.

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

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... . She now has clothes to wear. I got my mail. I got a power strip. Life is good. Today I took Mason to the Barcelona Zoo. I didn’t expect much of it, but it turned out to be an outstanding zoo. Compact, uncrowded and loaded with exotic animals, I ...

Barcelona - mañana, mañana, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona - mañana, mañana

A travel blog entry by purple_havs

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... had in between. Bike tour pretty much covered all the sites you'd wanna see (photos to come), including the beautiful Gaudi Fountain. Barcelona, or the Spanish make me laugh... Paris has the Arc di Triomphe, so Barce copies it - in an inferior fashion. ...

Barca!!!!, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barca!!!!

A travel blog entry by alanah.may

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Was not entirely sure what to expect of Spain but Barcelona has exceeded all my expectations. The city is full of culture and art, old and new. The people are all amazing and friendly too. Today a group of us headed into these awesome food markets which ...

Barcelona!, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona!

A travel blog entry by esmibert

... have seen almost everything. Plenty of museums lke history, 2 Dali museums, Picasso, and a marina one. We have relaxed alot more in Barcelona and are enjoying the sun, getting a tan and reading. Our next trip is to Granada on Feb 27 I think and we are ...

Spanish Fiesta, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Spanish Fiesta

A travel blog entry by hannabrowne

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... in Spain. The struggle was still well worth not paying 68euros per person for bacon and eggs in our room. We walked around all Barcelona all day and even ventured out on the metro to do some shopping. Not only can I not afford to eat in the city, but I ...

The brilliance of Gaudi, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

The brilliance of Gaudi

A travel blog entry by ntlockhart

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... historia de la Ciutat (www.museuhistoria.bcn.cat). The main attraction of the museu lies underground. Entire streets and squares of old Barcelona (Barcino) are accessible via walkways suspended over the ruins of Roman Barcelona. They are the world´s most ...

Barcelona- second day, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona- second day

A travel blog entry by mirranda

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... wouldn't forget on the return, and this time we got off at the right stop! We got a cheap tour of Barcelona, although not exactly in the most beautiful areas and a bit of a waste of time... After Parc Guell, we walked a while and then took another bus ...

It's not Spain, it's Catalunya!, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

It's not Spain, it's Catalunya!

A travel blog entry by mdaa

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... this is the capital for 7 million Catalunyans- meaning it is the spot for Spanish people from this region in Spain- called Catalunyans) to the big Barcelona Cathedral. It is a huge, Catalunyan gothic style church. We went during a free entry time so it ...

Barcelona, Barcelona,  Spain travel blog

Barcelona

A travel blog entry by mattccaddy

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It's been a busy few days here. On sunday we flew Ryanair from Sevilla to Barcelona, and it was a marginal experience. You get seats on a first come first serve basis which is apparently a norm in Europe. Thankfully we arrived in one piece. My first ...

The Barcelona Heat, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

The Barcelona Heat

A travel blog entry by mackieineurope

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This past week, we spent our five day break in Barcelona, Spain! It was soooooo beautiful there....and the sun was constantly shining! I wanted to post the pictures right away....so enjoy the following pictures and be ready for the rest of the story very ...

Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona

A travel blog entry by jtpharr

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Barcelona, Barcelona, France travel blog

Barcelona

A travel blog entry by quellomayo

... cuando pasamos la frontera entre la Francia y la Madre Patria. Despues de una hora y media llegamos a la ciudad de Barcelona y encontramos un parking cerca al puerto. No tuvimos mucho tiempo pero....: Fuimos a una champañeria (donde venden ...

Day 31: The Rain in Spain, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Day 31: The Rain in Spain

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber

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... up early even though we were so tired. Our first stop was the Sagrada Familia. It is the main building that is recognizable in Barcelona. It has been being built for the past hundred years or so. It was a beautiful structure from the outside. We did not ...

France, Spain, etc, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

France, Spain, etc

A travel blog entry by justin

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... sold out), and then wait another two hours to catch the two hour connecting train to Barcelona. I left Amiens at 4:25PM and didnt get to Barcelona until around 2pm the next day. Still, Im very glad to be here. Barcelona is a very welcoming city and ...

18/09/2007, Barcelona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

18/09/2007

A travel blog entry by avengerpenguins

We arrived at Barcelona on time at about 9 p.m. and by the time we'd passed through immigration our suitcase was already on the carousel. We'd made up our mind that we would simply get a cab to the hotel, ask the driver to wait whilst we checked in and ...

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