Hostal Rio de Castro

Av. Paral-lel, 119, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08004, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Barcelona

I Left My Heart in Barcelona

A travel blog entry by ehuang21

Barcelona is amazing. Beautiful weather, beautiful beaches, friendly locals. I can't say enough about this city. The love affair between me and Barcelona began on our flight to the city. We took a late flight from Rome to Barcelona on Vueling Airlines. We arrived at Barcelona around 11 pm and I was suppose to meet up with Megan Fischer and go out. …

Never a Dull Moment in Barcelona

A travel blog entry by


... building with seven high points, four of which are towers resembling Moorish minarets of Andalucia, the three others taking the classical round dome style of the Pantheon of Paris. This mixture of architectural styles is very Barcelona. The front of this building has a giant waterfall cascade that flows down several levels, its scale and the powerful visual impact is almost like Versailles. This large amount ...

Day 82-85 - Always Live Your Dreams

A travel blog entry by abs08


... Feels like a long time for a bunch of needles to be going in and out of your skin. I eat lots of breakfast. It is recommended in order to avoid passing out. The internet has too much advice. I watch youtube videos of people getting inked. Some are screaming and some are calm. I’m none the wiser. I take a couple of deep breaths, shake it off and summon Nat and Izzy. We arrive at L’Embruix, the venue. Johnny is behind the counter and nods at me. He hastily asks me ...

Everything Gaudi

A travel blog entry by heatherandmike


... red - a particular vintage which deserved the term " bull's blood'.

Sadly, we have to leave this city of beautiful buildings, beaches and sunshine after such as short stay. Our overall impression of Barcelona was very positive. Clean, calm, friendly and kind people, comfortable, beautiful setting . We must come back.

But, alas, the Camino calls. Tomorrow we head inland to Astorga, to start our biking adventure. More to follow.
Love Heather (Mom)


Anybody know Catalan!

A travel blog entry by ireneinmexico


... amp; long!) lunch with lots of seafood, olive oil and garlic, followed by the typical local dessert – Crema de Catalan – like a crème caramel but softer (more like custard). Everything was delicious, and we enjoyed
catching up with Luis: hopefully he will be visiting us in Mexico.

Our first priority on the 2nd, and last, day ...


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