BCN Montjuic Hotel
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... selling tapas and paella. We didn't have any great interest in The Ramblas, other than the fact it is considered a "must see" attraction in Barcelona, but enjoyed our slow walk nonetheless. The starting point for our Ramblas walk was at the Placa de Catalunya (Plaza of Catalan). This public square plays an important role in Catalan culture and is often the sight of large public gatherings - everything from protests to important soccer matches. This 12-acre plaza is ...
... back back back“. Ellie didn’t quite like the idea of going down to the water so she hung out in her new swimsuit on the beach staring disdainfully at the ocean. This was her first time ever at a beach and she seemed quite stunned with all the sand.. Her look said “wow, this is a really huge sandbox”!!!. She sat by mama and watched the scene skeptically in her new swimsuit.
Finally, at about 9 pm it was time to call ...
... turfing the four black kittens out of the van and generally kick back and relax a little more!
... and probably still would today. He was not fond of straight lines, and his work tended to consist of curves and multiple colours. His most famous piece is the Sagrada Familla. Mostly famous because he died before he could finish it in 1926, and it’s still not complete today. They think possibly another 40 years to go.
Today I visited his Casa Batllo apartments, built between 1904-06, commissioned by a wealthy towns person at the time. As you walk in you ...
... The basilica isn't scheduled to be completed for another 15-20 years. I laughed when our guide said even if they had more money, there is no way the workers could work faster. That must be a Spanish joke because as everyone knows, the Spanish are damn lazy and slow. This church started being built more than 120 years ago and its only 65% finished! But they're doing a good job and when the basilica is completed, it will be amazing. I loved ...
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