Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... The exhibition in the back of the church reveals Gaudi's inspirations from Mother Nature and its fascinating to look at the cathedral with this knowledge... I couldn't understand all the technical architectural terms but his use of science and physics from the natural world into man-made buildings is really impressive. We also watched a video of the stages of development of the different sections of the Basilica. The building ...
... this enabled the contest organizers (the beer company) to select a winning restaurant as well. we could not figure out what the winning restaurant got. The tapas at this first place turned out to be the best out of all those we tried. There were a few that were super gourmet and would look like it came out of a top NYC restaurant. others were kind of hodge podge and did not look like the pictures at all.
Amanda and I chased down three ...
... the school year with my adorable students and fantastic friends, spend the summer traveling around Spain, Ireland, Boston and DC and come autumn, I'll be a resident of Dublin. Madness... Exciting madness!
Now that I know I'm leaving soon, I have decided that I must live like a tourist! And I've been loving it- partly because I get to be surrounded by people from all corners of the world which makes me feel less "foreign" but mostly because Barcelona is ...
... produce and so many legs of cured ham! The most expensive we saw was €250/kg! After exploring the delicious food we headed to the old bull fighting ring that was been transformed into a shopping complex (bull fighting is now illegal in Barcelona) From there you get a great (free) view of the city. It was our last goodbye to gloomy wet Barcelona. Unfortunately not the best taste of Spain but we can see how the city would be amazing in the warmer ...
... the hill overlooking Barcelona to see the beautiful building and the view. Then we got off the bus at the harbour and took a cruise through the harbour and along the beaches. We went into a cafe for dinner but discovered a group of women arguing with the owner over the price of their dinner. The police were there. We decided that the cafe was a bit dodgy and ...
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