Albareda Youth Hostel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... breast, but this was so flavoursome and tender) and delicious. N's meal was a little disappointing as it was a bit tepid.
We headed to Park Guell the next morning, they only started charging for entry this year, it was altogether a little disappointing, there is not much of Gaudi there. He designed the space, and there are a couple of other cool things he did, but really... The free park around the paid area was pretty cool though. ...
... fossils with stalactites and stalacmites hanging beneath them, buildings with turrets and odd shaped windows, gates shaped like butterflies or a field of spikey thistles. Everywhere the multicoloured mosaics or bricks covered with sand to look like raw textured earth. For brevity sake, and yes I am very mindful of how verbose I can be, I will simply describe the bench – a 110meter long bench that snakes in an winding arch and overlooks the park and the city of ...
... shops, and we found St. Josep food market, full of food, fishes, and fruit. The we went to Guell Palace, who was also a very rich businessman who commissioned Gaudi in his army career to design his house, starting at the bottom with the horse stables, and going all the way up for the in house chapel. In this house we could see some early some of Gaudi's early designs. To finish off the day we went to the Gothic quarter where we saw the huge gothic style ...
... Great! We know that after a while it will become "another city another glorious cathedral" (henceforth referred to as ACityAGC) but for the moment, we are still delighted by them.
The weather is still pretty good (by the standards of this Europe Spring) so we also venture down to the beach. The waves are petty dumpy with the beach steep but there are plenty of people here. A proportion of them are there to look good and to look at others looking good, ...
... us to a bar where we had a few beers and met a really drunk Irish guy. On saturday Chris and I went to Camp Nou, which is the stadium that FC Barcelona plays. We picked up our tickets for the game (which was coincidentally against Sevilla that night) and also bought some jerseys and scarfs for the game. We then made our way to La Sagrada Familia, a Basilica in Barcelona that has been being built since the late 18th century and is not going ...