Castell de l'Oliver
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Room service
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... gardens and architectural elements. With urbanization in mind, Eusebi Güell assigned the design of the park to Antoni Gaudí, a renowned architect and the face of Catalan modernism. (Think the Tim Burton of Architecture!) The park was built between 1900 and 1914 and was officially opened as a public park in 1926. In 1984, UNESCO declared the park a World Heritage Site. Park Güell is the reflection of Gaudí’s naturalist phase of inspiration from ...
... amp; a quick siesta are in order. Finally catch up with Gudi & John when they walk back in around 5pm. Tonight there is a Bunnik hosted cocktail party to meet our fellow travellers. They seem a nice enough bunch, all Ozzies of a similar age group to us, many of them are repeat offenders. One couple on their 7th Bunnik tour. We head off to another Tapas bar for dinner before crashing into bed. The tour starts in earnest tomorrow.
... be for much longer.
Later that evening we saw an AMAZING view from our terrace. We got a great look-out of the sunset, over the Montjuïc Hill, where we could see the famous sites where the 1992 olympics took place. We also could see the top of the Palau Güell, a palace designed also by Gaudí for an industrial tycoon named Eusebi Güell.
We walked down Las Ramblas all the way to the beach and came across the Maremagnum Mall. This mall is ...
... and particularly resplendent in the early morning sunshine. From here we get back on the Metro and head down to Port Vell to enjoy a coffee whilst watching the sail boats in the harbour. The whole area is swarmed with street vendors selling fake Ray Bans, Gucci Handbags and Barca Shirts. Everyone knows they are fake but they seem to be doing brisk business nonetheless. Mid morning we head back to the hotel to gather things before heading to the cruise port. We come up top at Poble ...
... average, not tapas, bad waiters. Since dinner was pretty small we decided to go to the place we went for dinner the night before and have churros. Churros twice in a day, you can't imagine how happy i am :) the hot chocolate it came with was freakin amazing!! I got a bit embarrassed because the waiter asked us if we like our food, and before we could answer he said 'shes licking her fingers she loves the food'...perhaps ...