Hotel Augusta Valles
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... site of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. We also drove past the pool where Kylie filmed the film clip for 'Slow'. Once at the top we stopped and there was an amazing view over the city and of the port which is in the same location as it has been since Roman times. Back down to sea level we drove past the Christopher Columbus statue, the beach, the zoo and a red brick arch much like the arc du Triomphe. We went all together to dinner and had paella ...
I arrived in Barcelona this afternoon on at 2.15, nervous with anxiety as usual.... I forced myself to catch the bus to my BnB... And I did it!! However, If I must tell the truth, I walked two blocks further than necessary, but, hey, I got the opportunity to discover the neighborhood along the way. It is so pretty, beautiful actually. But then so far everything seems beautiful, I'm in love with my mid life crisis... Karina is my ...
Montserrat, the serrated mountain, is easily identified from its relatively flat surroundings. Today we would be mimicking the Catalan people in making our pilgrimage to the famous monastery. Getting to Montserrat was fairly easy. We bought package deals that paid for our train ride and a follow on gondola ride to the top of the mountain. We caught the second train of the day at 9:45am, so it wasn't too crowded yet. The gondola ...
... back from our second evening in a row having drinks and snacks in Place Virreina. We bought some sidewalk chalk from the toy store in the square and our girls drew chalk drawings and attracted other local children. At one point there were over a dozen people making chalk drawings....and we were able to sit near by with a glass of wine! We loved it!.
In Gracia, ...
... it will not cause them too much grief.
Finally we meant to mention in one of the earlier Barcelona blogs that the Parliament of Catalonia has banned bull fighting since 2012. Barcelona has changed their bull ring into a shopping complex. While we did not visit it we did see it from the bus.
That’s it, we leave Barcelona tomorrow for Valencia and need some good ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet