Hostal Rio de Castro

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

The journey continues!

A travel blog entry by ericjon97


... and just watch all the tourists walking by. My hostel was having a little shindig for the World Cup game between USA and Belgium, so I came back here to see that. I also had to do a bit of research on where to go next. I was so busy when I was back in Edinburgh that I didn’t really have any time to plan what I would do when I got to Spain.

I figured out that I am going to ...

Barcelona, Christopher Columbus and travel

A travel blog entry by marychaffin


... the other and we grabbed an umbrella from the hotel. We walked along the pier in front of the Christopher Columbus statue, which marks the spot he sailed from to the new world. This reminded us about two things: - Columbus was from Genoa, about 10 miles from Ognio, the birthplace of the Raffetto's. - Isabella invested in Columbus and he returned her hundreds fold. So while eating Paella and drinking wine, we decided ...

Travelling from Barcelona to Nice

A travel blog entry by sandemac

We woke up at 6:30 and Tegan had left a message that she wanted me to phone her, because a grade 7 burrows student had committed suicide. This is such devastating news, and what a waste of a 12 year old girls life. I feel for this whole of the burrows school community. We walked out of the hotel and it was raining, Barcelona hardly ever rains. We caught the metro train and crossed over lines to the airport train. ...

The Train

A travel blog entry by papadiego


... Rambla, or "ravine". We left our suitcases and went out. The architecture is so nice to look at, nice to walk around. After a snack of Turkish food, we came back here to rest a little and get our WiFi connected. We have air conditioning here, which we really appreciate! Don't know what we'll do tonight, but the kids want to shop for souvenirs and we'll certainly be on the lookout for birthday ice ...

Barcelona - Day 4

A travel blog entry by tlburgess


... s history museum, then Santa Maria del Mar.

The Santa Maria del Mar - Church of St Mary of the Sea - was built in the 14th century and was an impressive example of Catalan Gothic architecture. It's interior was impressive, but didn'tcompare to La Seu from this morning.

From here we took the Metro to La Sagrada Familia, Gaudi's most famous works. A giant Basilica that has been under construction since 1882 and is not expected to ...


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