AAE Rey Don Jaime Hotel

Address: 11 Jaume I, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08002, Spain and Canary Islands | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the El Barri Gòtic area of Barcelona, is near Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), Santa Eulalia Cathedral, City History Museum (Museu d'Historia de la Ciutat), and Placa del Rei.
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France in the rear view mirror

A travel blog entry by avrilabroad on Aug 18, 2014

3 comments, 11 photos

... thing, too, because I'm not sure what that part of Normandy would do today without the tourist $$$ generated by the tributes to those beach landings!)

On the Monday morning we rolled out of the house (possibly a couple of pounds heavier than when we got there 2 days earlier), jumped on the TGV (fast train) to Avignon, and by 9pm that evening were comfortably installed in a sweet AirBnb apartment in the charming little town of L'Isle sur la ...

Beachy barsa

A travel blog entry by amandane on Jul 28, 2014

37 photos

... don't bother, it sucks), headed down to the beach - which was packed with people but much nicer than the club - and joined in for a game of volley ball with around 30 other people who were all having a crack, we then split a cab back to the hostel where I thought Dane would be happily tucked up in bed. He wasn't. It was a bit out of the ordinary, it didn't feel quite right, but I wasn't too worried. I'd tried to call him a few times but Dane's phone wouldn't even ring so I'd sent a ...

On Catalonian Independence

A travel blog entry by santillana95 on Jun 05, 2014

1 photo

... the time I spent here proved me completely wrong, but wrong nevertheless.

The first thing one notices, or at least should notice, are the Catalan flags hanging outside hotels, ours included, stores, and apartment buildings. I went for a run, only 45 minutes long, and gave up counting how many flags I saw after I counted thirty-five of them. It is both frightening and amazing to see the fervor the people of this city hold for their land. ...

Beautiful, beautiful, and even more beautiful

A travel blog entry by jcdanovich on May 27, 2014

3 photos

... fortress and that was its predominant use back in the day anyways. The castle has a dark past and was always viewed negatively by the people of Barcelona until very recently. In the 1700 and 1800s, it was used to keep an eye on the citizens down the hill and suppress any citizen revolts that occurred. When Franco came to power, he had to "capture" Catalunya since that area of Spain was still a Republic. When he did, Franco held mass executions at the Castle and even bombarded ...

Up and away and evening Tapas

A travel blog entry by robinstride on Mar 03, 2014

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... train at Passeig de Gracia we made our way along the two blocks to our apartment. The two blocks became 4 then 5 then 6 as we wandered around in circles trying to find our apartment, but eventually we found it... Yes it's nice !! Evening saw us walk into the restaurant area and after turning down a really busy tapas restaurant we found a rather posh restaurant and had an amazing meal. The apartment is great very modern (see video) we even have soup to wash the dishes ...