El Montanya Resort & Spa
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... Gaudi Batlo house with pre-paid tickets online 21€ Per person, with added3€ for fast track entry, saved on the iPad. A long line is there when we arrive at 9.30am, as the rooms are small only a few people are let in at a time. We go straight in with our online fast track tickets. With commentary in our hands we are again impressed by the genius and artistry of Antoni Gaudi. Not jus architecture but furniture, detail such as personally designed door handles all ...
... owner, who also owned many other factories and seemed to be kind of a robber baron type..It was constructed in the late 19th and early 20th century and was kind of a social experiment. It had a doctor who services were free, as an attempt to control absenteeism at the factory. The housing was a great improvement over the housing the workers had in Barcelona. There was a community of Carmelite ...
... travel day. Up and out for a run to the beach for Casey and I and Sean had a great walk and swim at the beach. Great way to start a long boring day at airports.
Bye Barcelona, connection in London before our 11.5 hr flight to Bangkok. Landed in 34° humid heat and settled into our apartment in central city. Finished to day with a great Thai meal and much needed massage. 5 happy travellers off to bed before exploring tomorrow.
... asked one of the guys there and figured there will be a castells (human towers) competition at noon in the town square. Wow, what a treat! We would go there for sure!!
So, shortly after noon, we were standing among the crowd of spectators and competitors at the local town square mesmerized and jaw dropped! I've never seen this before, and oh man, this is so amazing. These guys were making 7-8 layers of towers! And who stands on top? Tiny little girls!!!! ...
... ball courts, and football "courts." They are free to use and anyone can go for a pick-up game of whatever. I was ecstatic to be able to play some footy in Barcelona of all places!! So Kevin and I waited on the benches til one of the current two teams got scored on and we could sub in. We joined up with three guys we didn’t know and formed a team of five. Kevin told me almost everyone that was playing was from Brazil. Yikes! I was once again the only blonde guy out there. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet