Royal Marina Gardens
Travel Blogs from Castelldefels
... with locals, had a pond where you could rent rowboats, and the most impressive fountain I have ever seen. Then I walked north to see the Arc de Triumf. I saw the main bullfighting ring and eventually ended up at La Segrade Familia. This thing is unbelievable. But I still think that it shouldn't have taken 100 years to build it. I didn't pay to go inside, but I'll do that next time I go when it's done in 2026. Then it was back to the hostel and at night I ...
... in catching my flight to Madrid. I chose a basic (cheap) motel right on the waterfront about 15 minutes south of the airport. Really felt like a stroll on the beach. I had asked with my booking if I could have a room with a view. Fingers crossed as it was on the beach. As it was, there was lots of smoke around so was easy to zoom down that 130km highway. Hardly any traffic on the road other than trucks, but having three lanes makes it a ...
... would have thought it possible), and settled in to enjoy an authentic Spanish paella. And true to the continuing mix of French and Spanish cultures, James found a croissant grande, somewhat like a matador's moustache!
Barcelona is very alive and buzzing, with the preferred form of transport two wheels, be it motorbike, bicycle, rollerblades or dinky little electric cars.
I caught up with ...
... at the harbor. The street was lined with souvenir shops and restaurants. One interesting fact, the government only allows 15 street performers on the entire mile and a half long avenue. We kept wondering where these performers were, since they must be good if they have to audition. We came across the bulk of them almost at the end of the street, which must be the agreed upon best location. These performers did not disappoint. If I didn't ...
... but that the maremagnum was an exception. The maremagnum is a shopping mall on the port of Barcelona and it was absolutely beautiful. I bought a pair of brown flats and of course a classic European leather jacket. I though that it was a good investment! Now were back at the hotel, about to go see a futbol game, Barcelona vs. espanya. It should be a lot of ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking