Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... new friends - Chris and Tara at our cooking class that evening. Our Spanish chef leads us back around the market showing us the different fresh produce. I try not to look at the wiggling lobsters or the pig heads. Eek.
Jugs of sangria are placed at our table and we drink and eat some tapas such as cheese, salami, tomato, ham, sweet green peppers and potatoes with ...
... a group tour (the only way to see inside). This amazing concert hall was originally built to house the Catalan choir, Orfeo Catalan. Another stunning Modernist building designed by an architect called Muntaner, completed 1908. A children's choir was practicing whilst we were there so we sat in the seats and just gazed all around us. Like Gaudi, Muntaner used lots of elements of nature - a wonderful water droplet stained glass window in the ceiling, columns ...
... and Saturday in the winter months, so we weren't able to see it, but the beautiful Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya and it's waterfalls and stairways were a spectacular sight on their own.
We spent hours in the great Mercat Boqueria, gazing at meats, fish, offal, fruits, veggies, spices, cheeses, olives, breads, and shoppers taking a break at the little restaurant stalls serving fresh market offerings. At ...
... All good.
That was the most challenging part of this trip so far—not lost luggage, not a language barrier...finding our hotel room.
The good news is we got a very lucky break today. After busting through cloudy skies, our flight landed at 8:30 this morning. The Elmores had to take a separate Taxi to the hotel, but we arrived (them safely and us with a very close call just outside the airport) at the same time, dumped ...
... work and life as an artist. The man was a child genius of an artist. Granted he was the son of an Art teacher and his dad set him up with a studio or rather a room in which to paint at the age of 14. He painted "science and charity" one of the Picasso Museum in Barcelona's processions. At the age of 15. Whilst at the Museo of Reine Sofia two weeks ago, I came across the Gurneica, by Picasso, grey, black and white, 3.5 meters high and ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsActa Antibes Barcelona
Ons hotel, aanbevolen door buurvrouw Lenie bevalt prima.
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