H TOP Calella Palace
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- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
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Travel Blogs from Calella
I woke this morning to hear the rain outside and I could feel the chill in the air. I decided to call a friend and I was having a lovely conversation when I heard a knock on my door. When I opened it, I was greeted by my lovely pension landlord asking me in Spanish to keep my voice down!!!!! Bloody hell. The noise in the street last night kept me awake till all hours so I don't understand why it could be ...
... buildings and sculptures during our cruise tours, it was strange to see relatively recent artwork!! We wandered back to Casa Batlo again so that Peter could take some photos (his camera battery died yesterday). Shops in Spain are closed on Sundays. This didn't seem to stop lots of people going out to wander or a have a quiet meal. We wandered back to Mare Magnum which was alive with locals, tourists and hawkers! There's something great about extended daylight hours in the ...
... fortress and that was its predominant use back in the day anyways. The castle has a dark past and was always viewed negatively by the people of Barcelona until very recently. In the 1700 and 1800s, it was used to keep an eye on the citizens down the hill and suppress any citizen revolts that occurred. When Franco came to power, he had to "capture" Catalunya since that area of Spain was still a Republic. When he did, Franco held mass executions at the Castle and even bombarded ...
... Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi, the cathedral is full of light, the enormous pillars reaching the high ceiling resembling giant trees, with dappled light shining through canopy-like structures. The effect is incredible. Gaudi was influenced by nature in every aspect of his work, and it is said that there are no straight lines in the SF because there are no straight lines in nature. We both agreed that this is our favorite church, because the ...
... firework display in a week and no expense spared either. They were being set off from the beach across the road and were every bit as good as the New Years Eve ones. The end of the firework display coincided with an increase in the level of excitement around us, particularly amongst the kids as a couple of police cars turned into the top of the avenue. Behind we could see the bright coloured lights of the floats.
True enough, the first ...