Hostal Ballestero

Manuel Sancho, 2 ((esquina paseo Fabra i Puig), Barcelona, Catalonia, 08016, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
Prices starting from $59.00

Travel Blogs from Barcelona

Sun and siestas in Barcelona

A travel blog entry by goodner


... and complimentary words. So every time Sam apologizes, I provide myself with a small pat on the back as a counter-measure. Even so, early on we elected to ship some things back home when it appeared that our idea to pack a fifth bag for air travel only to make the sub-50 lbs weight per bag was going to turn into a constant packing arrangement. I gave up the most, and Sam selected some non-essentials, including his exercise bands. Somewhat humorously, he has ...

Alter Egos R us

A travel blog entry by playhard


... overpriced, and got on the metro. after looking at a map, we went a few stops away before getting off. Ahhh. a breath of fresh air. all locals, no maps out. We found a little cafe, plugged into the internet and got on lonely planet to see what we should do in Barcelona. Had a couple cafes and headed back to the metro. on the way, we passed a fruit stand so we bought a couple peaches and kept walking. They were delicious!

We were told to ...

Gaudy Gaudi

A travel blog entry by zinnojan112


It was a cool day in Barcelona, but perfect for touring about on foot! We began the day with the hote'ls yummy breakfast...lots of fruits and breads, plus ham and cheeses and coffee that packed the punch we both needed. By 9 we were out the door headed back to the cathedral. Groups of school kids on field trips were everywhere! The church is dedicated to St. Eulalia, who died at 13 and suffered 13 torments. There are always ...

Immersed in this Barcelona

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.


... finish, it was estimated. They began building in 1883 and are past half way in 2010.

There is a YouTube clip 'Sagrada Familiar 2026. We build tomorrow', that shows the final vision. I first saw this cathedral in 1975 and loved the art of it. Much of the outside has a fluid sculpted look and is coloured with tiling like a mosaic. I hope I can see it 20 years from now.

From there we caught a tourist hop-on-hop-off bus, went some ...

Our Spanish Adventures

A travel blog entry by jotty


Bill had heard that San Sebastian in Spain was a fantastic place to visit so on this recommendation we headed there. We were not disappointed. It had lovely beaches and the weather was quite warm. We watched people taking surf lessons. The waves were not large in comparison to our beaches but large enough to surf. Great for beginners.

The town centre, like all old towns ...


This hotel, located in the Porta area of Barcelona, is near Guell Park (Parc Guell), Barcelona Glories, Parc del Forum, and Bodega J. Miquel Jane.
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