Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... When we got back to the hostel, we freshened up a bit and then headed out to dinner. There was a steakhouse in the alley very close to our place which had a real wood charcoal grill in the kitchen right in the middle of the restaurant. I ordered a steak (turned out to be ribeye), Amanda had Chicken and we had olives as an appetizer (Amanda has discovered that she loves olives on this trip). Hers came with Potatoes and mine with white beans. I ...
... incredible city.
A couple of weeks ago, some friends and I went to a calšotada. This is a traditional Catalan celebration where the locals gorge themselves on calšots -spring onions that look like giant chives. We went to a picturesque village outside Tarragona to a venue specializing in calšotadas (though normally Catalans host these gatherings in their backyard). Driving past the vineyards of cava grapes and through the rural, winding ...
... What a difference this will make as the two we have are definitely on their last legs. The black with blue spots has one completely worn down wheel and we've had to drag other case along the last couple of weeks. I feel like a nap now but it's 6.15pm and I'm hungry. Not much to eat all day since breakfast so think some paella is in order. So we wandered up La Ramblas and checked out ...
It`s like we`ve stepped into a cartoon - Barcelona is filled with interesting looking buildings, sculptures and pavings, thanks to GaudÝ.
If you've never heard of GaudÝ, you should check his work out. Then, you should go to Barcelona and see the real stuff.
Antoni GaudÝ was an architect whose unique designs make Barcelona what it is famous for today. As the Godfather of Catalian modernism, GaudÝ's work and ...
... and head south and try and find some perfect little spot where I could make this happen. I am dying to be back near the ocean and I think it is a meant to be for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the startling frequency with which sea turtles keep coming up on this trip. Weird I know. If anyone reading this has any notion of what I should be taking from that other than hightailing it back to the water let me know! Sea turtles and all, that ...
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