Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... His wife was a teacher... making 1000 euro's per month. Has been a teacher for 16 years. Last year the government started taxing her income 500 euros per month... leaving her only 500 euros ($700) take home per month. now she makes the same take home as she did when she started as a teacher (16 years ago!)
It's amazing how lost and timid we felt in Porto at first. I am writing this now on our plane to Barcelona. Not ...
Barcelona has many art galleries as well devoting entire buildings to such artists as Pablo Picasso and Salvadore Dali, both Spanish that studied in France perfecting their talent. You’d need several days in Barcelona to visit these museums and the culture housed here. Not to mention the famous architects such as Gaudi, that designed many beautifully ornamental buildings giving the city it’s character.
... The light is also unexpected, such a clear white light but colours from the sides where the stained glass windows so high up catch the sun and beam the colours through. The ceiling is all light colours with round discs with gold etchings. The cathedral will seat 9000 people and the choir lofts (3) will seat 1400 singers and have four organs. It looks quite finished inside although apparently it is not. It was consecrated in 2010 by Pope Benedict. It is ...
I've been trying to get some good shots of the buildings and architecture but my pictures don't do this city justice. My new friend Holly and I are going to take una clase de fotografía soon so hopefully I'll be able to share some better pictures ...
So had another fairly busy weekend. Went out on the town a couple nights, which there are plenty of promoters for so do not ever pay for a club. Went shopping. They have tons and tons of unique clothing stores and markets. I"m still getting used to the exchange rate unfortunately. I keep thinking like oh 35$ isn't bad. But in reality it's 35 euros and equivalent to like 50 dollars. Killin' me smalls.
Yesterday, my friend and I went and climbed Mt. Tibidado. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services