Hotel Catalonia Barcelona 505
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First off, I just want to apologize for just now submitting my Barcelona entry. Reliable Internet is definitely something I already appreciate more now since traveling around Europe! These words do not describe the friends I have made, the places I've been, and the memories I have madethis far.
(June 5) …
Kit: Today is a massive driving day, with our first stop at Pont du Gard where an ancient Roman aqueduct is located. The aqueduct fed the nearby city of Nimes over the Gard River. This is our first intact Roman structure we've seen on this trip so far! It was pretty quiet when we arrived in the morning, but it turns out to be a popular field trip …
... to a marina full of luxurious yacht the water looked amazing however Winter is not exactly a good time for swimming! We made our way up to the gothic quarter of the city and took a look inside an amazing church full of religious artworks hundreds of years old. We then did a little shopping and headed to a tapas bar, sipped on some sangria and managed to get free shots from the owner. Lots of walking but the day wasn't over yet, we ...
... wait for the next flight. At 2PM. Sigh. So I switched to flip flops, picked up a cheap little bottle of red wine and found a quiet corner in the airport to sit and pass the time (conveniently located next to the KLM lounge which I had "accidently" overheard the password to...). SNEAKY! For those of you that may find yourselves at AMS in the near future, and may have exhausted the two free 15-min sessions of free airport wifi... loiter around the lounge. ...
Today is the day!!
We woke up early this morning to drive to Barcelona! It was about a three to four hour drive, not so long, but longer than I thought it was going to be.
Once we arrived, we found the hostel that we are staying at fairly easily. No thanks to the GPS though! That thing was so confused most of the time. It ended up making us drive around in circles for ages. If I hear "Recalculating" one more time, I might faint out of annoyance. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility