Hotel Ciutat Martorell
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- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Smoking rooms available
- Room service
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Multilingual staff
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Today was another early day. We woke up at 8 and headed to Sagrada Familia. It's this huge cathedral that started construction in the mid 1800's, and still isn't complete. It's massive with stained glass everywhere. There were about 5 completed towers, and we went up in one. The view was spectacular and you could see almost all of Barcelona. We then descended thousands of steps down to reach the main part. After that, we walked to ...
... 8217;Angel. This is where our free walking tour was going to begin. The tour of the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona was led by a half American, half Brazilian bald guy who could speak 5 languages (including Czech!). Every time I meet someone who has mixed nationalities and has lived all over the world and can speak many languages, it makes me realize that that is how life should be lived. We should get to experience living in cities all over the world and ...
... and engineering style, combining Gothic and curvilinear Art Nouveau forms. Gaudí devoted his last years to the project, and at the time of his death at age 73 in 1926 less than a quarter of the project was complete. Sagrada Família's construction progressed slowly, as it relied on private donations and was interrupted by the Spanish Civil War, only to resume intermittent progress in the 1950s. Construction passed the midpoint in 2010 with some of the ...
Another interesting factor in this area are the stunning rock formations and designs they have formed over the millions of years. This area was originally under the water when a major earthquake occurred millions of years ago, causing the land to rise substantially. Fossils can be found with little trouble when exploring the area and Jackie being a great little explorer was soon showing me varies rocks and samples.
We were shown through the Monastery and ...
... win and to continue on with our lives. After checking into our hostel, which in our opinion is the best one yet, we checked out a local place for dinner and introduced Nick to paella. While it wasn't the best (you could tell it hadn't been cooking for the whole day like tradition) it was still a nice taste of Spain! We woke up early to do laundry- they have a machine and it's FREE! (It's truly the little things) we eventually ...