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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Pelayo Barcelona
Basic rooms, great location, comfortable beds, clean bathroom with bidet and big towels, good value.
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... for sale since they are so cheap.
After a long day of sweating and sightseeing without a siesta (too hot...), we finally returned back to the oven apartment to change for dinner. Ashley called a restaurant to check if reservations were needed for bar seating (really the only situation her Spanish has been helpful), but when we arrived it was full. And there's little chance of getting a seat since Europeans like to spend hours lingering ...
... replacing him with Chrissy. The menu is all Paella, I get a mixed seafood combination as well as a 1 litre stein of beer, I have a great time chatting to Trent and Sophie, discussing Tomorrowland with Trent, who went on the first weekend is awesome, bringing back so many memories. I find it weird that he openly talks about drug taking yet Sophie doesn't seem to mind, then he tells us that Sophie is nicknamed 'the hulk' when she's drunk, Sophie then tops all the ...
... or so. The beach seems to be built into the fabric of Barcelona nowadays and you can see how it draws thousands of people each and every day. Looking at our schedule, Saturday the 28th is pretty open and looking more and more like a beach day. We closed our day at a local restaurant to watch the USA / Germany match. Although the USA lost, helped out by Portugal's 2-1 win over Ghana, we were able to celebrate our advancing to the next round with one other American in ...
... that there is still a tension between regions of Spain who fear their cultural identity will be diluted or swallowed with the ongoing union under "Spain". Galicia retains its own language, Navarre still retains its own language, Catalonia retains its own language, while speaking the common language of spanish. Their sense of cultural origins remains strong as they move forward. I love the story of their faith, with all its highs and lows. Their basilicas, cathedrals, churches, ...
... other artists, to historic, medieval, and colorful buildings, the city was so vibrant. La Sagrada Familia is by far my favorite church I have seen since living in Europe (I have seen a LOT of churches). It was filled with sunlight that shown through the bright stained glass, the vast open spaces were accented by the white walls, colorful ceiling and other decorative features. On top of this, the cobble stone streets, such as the famous Las Ramblas shopping area, added the ...