Hotel Silken Ramblas Barcelona
Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... returned and observed that we had not eaten the meat course he enquired if there was a problem. Video Girl said, "I couldn't eat it because it was too fatty and over-seasoned." The waiter offered to have another course prepared but Video Girl and Battery Boy declined his offer. The remainder of the dinner did not improve so Video Girl and Battery
Boy returned to their suite hoping that Barcelona would redeem itself the next time we ate.
... for the Olympics held there in the 90's. Unfortunately, we were unable to stay and enjoy the beaches because of the topless grannies laying out everywhere. That and pale Katie cannot stay out in the sun for too long (sunscreen did not make it in the carry on bags). We spent most of our time in the shade and yet we still got sunburns! It makes no sense.
I ran into a bit of bad luck two days before the end of the trip. A man dropped his key in near Katie and me while we sat ...
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The Spanish are all nicely dressed and the young men, just have that LOOK- I said to Garry he should try to emulate their appearance!!!! walk slowly ..(the Paseo)-.their poise noticable and their modern clothes all hugging their well framed young bodies.. By the time we get home in the evenings,, the only thing Garry has achieved, is the "slow walk" and looks anything but poised!!!!
he drags one foot in front of the ...
... Spanish looking around, we felt ok and plan to go back for dinner tomorrow night despite what Rick Steves said about the area.
So moral of story - you can get off the beaten track in all sorts of ways and it kind of was a highlight of the day. Oh yeah, and Vernon said it was the cleanest toilet that he had been in in Spain (other than hotels).
Topped up on our market produce at the hotel and bed at reasonable hour for change.
... upon hundreds of people waiting for some type of Easter tradition or ceremony to begin. The sheer size of the crowd meant that we couldn't really walk through this part of the city; there is no way that our group of 60 would make it through without getting separated. Nevertheless, we agreed that this could be a neat experience for the students and we elected to stay and watch a bit. In a very slow procession, a float made its way through the square. On top of the float was ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center