Travel Blogs from Sant Andreu de la Barca
What an amazing place this is ! Crazy busy with thousands of people everywhere but such energy and atmosphere! Hotel is just off Las Ramblas a major pedestrian walkway lined with flower shops and souvenir stalls. Not thrilled with apartment as although it is spacious and has all I need I am missing windows to the outside. look into a very narrow passageway. However location is excellent. Have been either ...
... to the next corner and the half way across the other end!.......an estimated 3 hour wait!?! Hmmm-time to regroup we thought upon seeing people instantly buying tickets online on their phones. Here's where we pay the price for not having an activated phone! Perhaps not--more investigating/cheating with people and we learned these 'instant tickets' come with a set time.......also 3 hours wait! I knew it would be busy but ...
Holly and I had planned a great trip to Lisbon for earlier this month. When I went to check us in online, I realized that I had messed up when buying the tickets and somehow (somehow!) put my name on both tickets...Because the airlines are, well, less than helpful, we ended up staying in Barcelona for the weekend. As I was shamefully explaining this to my friends as they wished me safe travels the day I was supposed to head out, I realized they've all done the same thing. I suppose ...
... city! Last night when we were going to find somewhere for dinner. On the way we went down la Rambla....it seemed like there were 1 million people on the street...it was so busy!! I like Spanish tapas ....you get lots of little dishes and share them. The highlight of today was the buskers. The first one we saw I thought it was statue until a little girl put some money down and the lady ...
... shots. You acn look down over the whole city from here, and on the other side it looks out to Monserrat. Definately worth the trip up if you ever visit.
Airport bound next morning, We were sorry to say goodbye to our friend and tour guide, Mireia, but our poor feet were looking forward to no more walking for at least the extent of the plane journey! Barcelona, we shall see you again. Any city where 4euro is expensive for a bottle of wine is a friend of ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility