Travel Blogs from Barcelona
So we finally made it to Spain after a very long travel day wherein we got off at the wrong train station in France and had to cab to the right one with only 15 minutes to Spare. We got to the place we were staying at called amistat beach hostel. It was soo awesome! Highly recommended to any young travellers. There is a massive kitchen with 8 elements, A great anti stealing system with food, bean bag seating area, tv room with computers, ...
... stages of Picasso’s painting, starting with when he was a young boy of significant talent, through to his death.
We returned back to our unit hoping to get into Sagrada Familia Cathedral, but unfortunately we could only get into see the cathedral, not get to visit the tower of the cathedral. So we headed back to the Underground and headed for the Port, catching the Funicular then Cable Car up to the ancient ...
... financial support. Then the passion side was completed by another artist (Subirachs) in 2005, with mixed reviews. The passion shows the latter years in Christ's life and Gaudi meant for it to be more serious and grim. The glory side is yet to be built and will require the demolition of the apartment building across the street. The glory side will feature scenes from the last judgement.
Guadi's original blueprints were largely destroyed by fire so the ...
... soooo many people, market stalls and perfect weather.
Enjoyed a lovely lunch of falafels and lamb pitas and salad. All eating really well, the food here is fresh and everywhere.
Did a bit more shopping before catching a cab home. Driver very happy and friendly-the people are a lot more open and relaxed here.
Bought an Apple TV today! Now we can stream TV from Internet and actually watch TV in English! ...
... We first took the metro to outside of town a bit to Camp Nou (aka New Camp) which is the Barcelona FC Stadium. Here we checked out the stadium (from the outside coz the cost and wait to see the inside was too much), looked at the many merchandise in the megastore, and I bought a ticket to the Barcelona vs Madrid game in late august (impulse buy but very excited about it).
After the stadium we got ...
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