Mambo Tango Youth Hostel
Travel Blogs from Barcelona
Twenty seven hours later and we are finally in Barcelona. Considered tackling the aero bus followed by the metro to get us to our hostel but the desire for a shower took over and we opted for a taxi. It was worth the 30 euros, just to get straight on our way and dropped at the door of our cool little hostel - Sant Jordi Mambo Tango. Now that we …
... s like!" It was incredible. Pictures and words cannot describe the immensity and simple beauty of that church. It's also called the Cathedral of the People (even though the official cathedral is that of Barcelona) or Mary of the Sands. It was gorgeous-by far my favorite church! And mass there was lovely-the singing and the organ just resounded. Then we walked around El Born, the old outskirts of the city where guilds and tradesmen set up shop.
That afternoon we got the metro to ...
... disturbed sleep with all of the worries about Egypt. After breakfast, I even had another nap. We checked out late and left our bags with the concierge with plans to head to the Gaudi Park. Gaudi was quite the prolific architect here in Barcelona. He is famous for his use of curves and mosaics. His work is definitely unique and fun. En route, we realized that the park was quite a distance from the metro station and would really deserve more than an hour of time so we decided ...Barcelona, Spain the_tardifs
... its great that I´m up on the names of these things). The second night we walked up there and ran into some friends I had made and stayed there for about an hour while the town got dark. Little did we know that it closed at dark and they locked the gate (with us inside). So we had to climb down a castle wall. I definitely thought I was spending the night there for a while. One of the guys who got stuck with me up there actually ...Barcelona, Spain cfeins