Padilla Guest House
Travel Blogs from Barcelona
The old part of Barcelona is a charming labyrinth of well preserved Gothic streets and architecture.
We walked down the main pedestrian street, La Rambla which had tons of cute shops, apartments and cafes. Our trip would not be complete without trying some authentic Spanish sangria, ...
... or so. It’s actually very beautiful and I found the cabin roomy enough and the layout easy. This will be more than comfortable for our 10 day voyage.
We made our way for food, found the art gallery (oh heavens!), and the casino. (oh heavens again!) All my vices housed on board!
It was fun checking out the decks but a little too windy and chilly to walk outside. It was an impressive start to our trip. Today was a good ...
... Nor can we!!! Mixed passenger list of Americans, French, Germans and Brits. A few Scandinavians thrown in. Seems to be a well travelled group, with lots of international cruising. Approx 500 passengers stayed on board from the last Mediterranean 14 day cruise, and now have 14 days trans Atlantic. Way to go. Cartagena on Tuesday, with an eight hour stay. The harbour is a short walk from the town, so we plan to go walkabout. Getting warmer, forecast is for a high of ...
... What a difference this will make as the two we have are definitely on their last legs. The black with blue spots has one completely worn down wheel and we've had to drag other case along the last couple of weeks. I feel like a nap now but it's 6.15pm and I'm hungry. Not much to eat all day since breakfast so think some paella is in order. So we wandered up La Ramblas and checked out ...
... ripped up by a few hard knocks and ending up pretty covered in blood and tatters, at least from the front. What even? Say what you will about the ethical considerations of Bullfighting, it was pretty damn entertaining- although to be honest after half a liter of Sangria I'm going to pretty content to watch any combination of mammals having at each other with sharp objects. Is that so wrong?
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet