Abba Rambla Hotel
Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... among other Europeans who stand in the pool smoking) and nanna naps we walked up to the Placa Espanya to a tapas restaurant recommended by Esther, Bodega Monumental, excellent! Then we headed up to the Palau with thousands of other people to watch the fountain show. We have learned that when a local says its a 15-20 minute walk you need to double it so we caught taxis back. Was our cruise only this morning? Buenos ...
The German Airline, Condor, which very efficiently flew me
across the Altantic has a motto: "Wir Leiben Fliegen", or Born to Fly. Appropriate, since I feel I am fulfilling a
latent soul intention by traveling. The
French, as usual, were on strike (Air Traffic Control), so the leg through France
was longer and lower than normal, allowing me to see more of the landscape, and
coming into Barcelona was stunning.
... everywhere (even riding on the pavement in places!).
Over the next 2 days i did the tourist thing and stayed away from my bike, it was a lovely change. There were no low points of my visit here, I enjoyed it all. I don't think I fell in love with the work of Gaudi as much as others seemed to have. Don't get me wrong, it was amazing but I guess, not really my bag. That was until I visited ...
... head and a glinting row of metal braces.
This guy turned out to be Isak, who’s cool demeanour disguised the fact that he could speak three or four languages other than his native Swedish, was currently completing his masters degree in engineering and had lived in more countries than I had visited at that stage.
There are many things I could tell you about Isak, his personality, his charm and his somewhat ...
... place, except some minor differences; tapas bars, extremely fresh seafood, every variety of olive you can think of, sheep heads, tripe, cows tongues and lots of chorizo! Our guide stops us at Bar Joan for some tapas, we are told that this bar serves up Spanish tapas as opposed to Catalan tapas. Catalan is the nationality and language of Barcelonians, not far off Spanish but proudly distinguishable. Spanish tapas differ from Catalan tapas as they are not served on little bits of ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Wheelchair accessibility