Catalonia Mikado Hotel
Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... around the new city. It was incredibly terrifying, not the city, but her driving. It was absolutely death defying. I was almost sure I was going to die, and if I didn't, I'm sure that she was going to kill somebody. One of the things that has taken some time getting used to is the whole idea that people don't stop for cars, they walk out in front of them. Cars drive on sidewalks, and drive in the middle of the lanes, like straddling the lanes. It's ...
... placed in the largest barrel of a set of five, made from different types of wood (oak, chestnut, mulberry, cherry, juniper). The opening of the barrel is covered only by a linen cloth so that the Must can breathe. The production follows the seasons, the mild temperatures of fall and spring allow the fermentation to take place, summer heat concentrates the flavors and the cold winter weather gives a clearness to the product. Only when the vinegar is ready ...
... in Barcelona. May be the best meal so far in terms of nutrition. The owner was a really nice man who's lived in this city for 30 years. We chatted in Espanol! Check out the pics to see the food. Started with a bean soup (really good), salad (really good), chicken with rice (really, really good), and plain yogurt with honey (I've been wanted some probiotics!) I really enjoyed the meal. Very well done!
Next, through the restaurant ...
... I enjoyed the food in France, the food in Spain was even better. Tapas and Paella became the theme of the trip, and we had both. Plus plenty of sangria, and a couple of on-the-house shots to see us on our way. We then made our way over to cheeks place (about 2am) for more beers, and laughs, and ended up with us crashing upstairs at their 2-level warehouse with rickety stairs on a futon, as the bunk bed was too dangerous even for me. Barcelona, you are awesome so ...
... thinking its great that I went for a walk around Badalona (suburb im hostellingthis morning even though I think it might be the bad end of town... **** me a big explosion just went off! Funny I was just writing that I think where I'm staying is the bad end of town & it just sounded like a bomb went off. Like I was saying, if I didn't go for a walk this morning & then into the shops I wouldn't of seen much of Barcelona at all. Off to Valencia in the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services