Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... nocturnal dens. Today it still bustles with transactions, but of a different sort. Frayed-at-the-edge local eateries, ethnic grocery stores, and discount clothing and shoe shops dot the street. And nightspots, such as the atmospheric London Bar, which have conserved their age-old identity and fixtures, lure partying visitors.
7. Carrers Tallers & Riera Baixa--Looking for bootleg CDs of Madonna’s European tour? Or vintage blue-and-white French navy ...
... wheels of the ambulance spinning in the remnants of some sauce on the ground before Video Girl had finished her sentence. Battery Boy had made a dramatic dive for the ambulance, looking like Axel Foley swinging from the rear of a truck full of stolen cigarettes.
When they returned to the village of Barcelona this time it was obvious word had spread that these strangers loved the local food and wanted more. A chef named Xavier Franco from ...
So, this day was an incredibly eventful day.
We started off going for a walking tour:
http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction _Review-g187497-d2534564-Reviews-Travel _Bound_Barcelona_Free_Walking_Tours-Bar celona_Catalonia.html
I would definitely recommend it, aside from Barcelona's reputation for the arts, it is also a city that has an incredibly rich history. As well as wonderfully gruesome stories, that is, if you're into that kind of thing. ...
... an hour to get a taxi to Las Ramblas and our hotel. The driver spoke no English but I impressed him with my Spanish. We chatted all the way to the Hotel Lloret Ramblas. As always with Al's Tours, we are right in the middle of the action. I know Queenie, Nickole and Min would like that!
We checked in, stored our luggage until 2 when our room would be ready and took off down the Ramblas (creek in Spanish) to check out the people and shops. We ...
... by me questioning my culinary abilities. It was kind of like spending 3 years' learning guitar and then going to an Eric Clapton concert...
From there to the Sagrada Familia. We'd seen the outside on our tour, but were absolutely blown away by the building close up. Outside it (literally) towers over surrounding buildings. Inside was devine, both in the religious and aesthetically sense. My vocabulary ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services