Hotel J. Balmes
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- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Multilingual staff
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
- Business Services
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... way over to Sant Pau. Describing the place accurately still eludes me to be honest, but basically it was the legacy project of some ludicrously rich doctor who decided he hated working in ugly hospitals and wanted to build the most beautiful one ever, budgets be damned. (He was ludicrously rich, remember.) The result was an amazing confluence of architecture, art, sculpture, mosaics, landscaping, oh and yeah, patient treatment as well. Some of ...
... intricate stonework and sculptures and grand design. All very amazing considering the location high on a Stoney ledge at the top of a mountain. There was a funicular as well to take you up several 100 more meters to the very top of the mountain but I decided to pass on that and leave it for another time. It was getting late and I wanted to catch my train back to Barcelona. I chose a Mexican restaurant and had four awesome tacos for dinner to end my ...
... gates are locked. He seems to understand and using return gestures, indicates that there is an open gate at the far end of the park… the one we had come in! As we cycle back across the park, a police car stops us and again we are given our marching orders… they really don’t want anyone in the park after hours! I had wondered earlier why the homeless population weren’t making use of this lovely park; now we know. We both have mouths like ...
... to honor these saints, as well as a 33rd for All Saints Day. On top of this, Spaniards do not work in the entire month of August, and they like to take half days on Mondays. So, if you add all of this up including the weekends when no one works, Spaniards work a grand total of 171 out of 365 days in a year or around 47% of the year. Granted, I am no financial expert, but this could be a cause of their bleak financial situation. Even though this example is true only ...
... cover my whole body in sun lotion then cover it up with the tan accelerator. Wow I must say that really worked. Rudi also did the same but he only put it on his arms as his skin is very pale and he tends to burn easily.
After 4/5 hours of catching some sun, we was ready to grab some lunch/dinner at Port Vell restaurant where we had a 3 course meal plus wine or water for €18.
In the evening we decided to go to do ...