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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal els Angels Barcelona
Excellent place, very close to everything. Nice and tidy rooms with very friendly staff. Totally recommend it.
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... in the park before heading into the Sagrada Familia and having our jaws drop. It was the most stunning thing I had seen so far. There were spiral staircases, stained glass windows, mosaics, an underground chapel, and the highest ceiling I had ever seen. We spent a long time in the church, and then a little longer in the accompanying museum. From there, we walked back down La Rambla and stuck our feet in the water at the ...
... needless to say there was a lot of swimming involved in the morning practice.
Once practice was over it was back to the hotel for lunch and mostly a quick nap before an early afternoon training & scrimmage at the Barcelona High Performance Center. This is an amazing facility that is used by teams of high levels such as the national teams to train all throughout the year. If the pool area there was one 50m pool(used for swimming and water polo ...
... bus route first, and settled down with our little headsets playing Spanish guitar music. The sun was shining and it was already warm, so we had our shorts and t-shirts on. However, we could see from our perch on the upper deck that other people (probably actual Barcelonians) thought it was cooler as they were wearing trousers and jackets! Clearly living in the north of England has toughened us up!
This tour took us around the east side of the city, and ...
... from Gaudi goes something like "my client is in no rush" and he supposedly did intend for the church to take 200 years to finish. Next was one of the least climatic sites but one of the ones that I was most excited for: La playa (the beach!). We rode through the city until we got to the boardwalk and then rode down a ways past where the olympics were held and to a place for lunch. We had plans to go to the boqueria after to meet some of my friends who were also visiting so we ...
... a highlight for me. I loved all of the mosaic work. It's hard to imagine how some of his buildings stand up, as they're such crazy shapes. Lots of cacti and cats. Most of the cacti are vandalised, with names and initials carved into the leaves.
Eva bought some earrings from one of the street sellers - when she said she would come back, he said he might not be there, as he might have to run from the police!
The walk ...