Barcelona Hotel Colonial
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
- Conference facilities
- Concierge desk
- Breakfast Available
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... works of Picasso, Dali, Gaudi, Casagemas and Ramen Casas * Avinguda de la Cathedral - construction began in 1298 and it is a true gem with an impressive height designed in beautiful gothic architecture. Outside the cathedral I explored the weekly antique markets and the gothic quarter which is filled with small cute streets of hidden gems including great street art, small art galleries and pretty shops * Christmas Parade - the 6th jan is a holiday for Spanish ...
... with us. After the slowest check in ever, we flew to Madrid, then spent a very long three hours there before our flight to Barcelona. Lucky for us the flight was faster than expected and we landed 25mins early! Then our bags were first out at baggage claim! We negotiated the public transport here and took a bus to the subway station then a train to near our hotel. It was 10.30pm by the time we made it up to our room so we ordered some room service sushi for ...
... the bus and we headed straight for Barcelona where we arrived at 2.30 to a local guide who traveled with us over town to the main sights. Amongst these was the Sagrada Familia (Gaudi's cathedral) and although not completed it's been being built since 1882, this is a sight even from the exterior. We could not enter today as the queue for the tickets was at least 100 metres long and then it gives you an allotted time for entry. Caesar ,our guide gave very explicit information on ...
... We don't curse in front of our kids normally, but the situation warranted it, and they didn't even penalize us with the usual demand for $5. I was enormously relieved that he felt the same way. I'm certainly a bigger weenie than he is on rides, but the fact that this one affected him vastly improved my mood. He declared that they clearly have more lax safety standards in Spain than they do in the US.
A less risky and very enjoyable source of ...
... lone guitarist sitting in the dark playing his eight string Spanish guitar. The music was hypnotic and intoxicating and Battery Boy and Video Girl were soon dancing cheek to cheek under a street light. The mixture of music and wine had them swaying and spinning as one.
By now a small audience had been drawn to the music and gathered around the solo artist. When the song ended the crowd applauded causing the sound to bounce off the high and narrow walls ...