Hostal Rio de Castro

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

Barcelona Monuments

A travel blog entry by aurisch on Jul 27, 2014

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... I'd looked up, as had everyone else if a 25 minute wait for 2pm Sunday Tapas is anything to go by. And it was, delicious - mostly the same cliche'd Tapas, but we copied the couple next to us for a few dishes, the octopus tentacles were foreign, but nice, but the dessert platter had to be the winner :)
Back to the square we had a shop in Le Cote Ingles before hoping on the blue route to the Segrada Familia and Parc Guel - gob smacking, no matter how long you look ...

Day 1 on our Spain adventure.

A travel blog entry by barryhindson on Mar 22, 2014

Have arrived in Barcelona, a bit shaged after all that flying.. Left my jacket in the Jacks bar in Dubai...dame that evil booze.. Never mind, had a nice nite in the streets of Barcelona. Tomorrow the big day of bike pickup. Just need to remember to ride like looking in the rear view mirror. It's all reversed ...

Las Diablos de La Mercé Me Quemaron

A travel blog entry by molliecura on Sep 23, 2013

1 comment, 25 photos

... wear sweatshirts, long pants, bandanas around their mouths and noses and big sunglasses. Their parents gleefully push them toward the devilish men and snap pictures as the kids get their clothing singed by flames...

This insane event is called Correfoc (Catalan for fire-run) and it's part of the incredible festival happening in Barcelona- La MercÚ. I went out to the Correfoc last night not having any idea what I was in for. I knew ...

A Side Trip to Montserrat.

A travel blog entry by erinkats on Aug 14, 2013

1 comment, 24 photos

... the funicular. The path was steep, but well paved. We could hear some people yelling in triumph as they finished hiking up to one of the peaks opposite where we were. At the base of the funicular, we took a second funicular the lead us to Santa Cova, the sacred cove. The path leading to the cove was lined with statues depicting the life of Christ. The cove itself had a replica of the Black Virgin, the original is displayed ...

Reaching the South: Story of a journey

A travel blog entry by thomaslongo8431 on Jul 13, 2013

3 photos

Last summer Albert and I decided to travel a long way down along Argentina, from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia and the Falkland Islands, since it have been for much time in our bucket list. Those articles are short reports and anecdotes of this outstanding travel we had there.

In this article I'm going to talk a little about our preparation days before ...

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