Travel Blogs from Barcelona
I am finally here after a big day and a half of travelling with two stop overs, one in Melbourne one in Dubai, it is lovely and warm at the moment it is 24C the sun is shining on a lovely afternoon in Barcelona. I checked into my hotel room about one hour ago i went straight to my room and had a quick look at the hotel facilities.
... was correct. We were hot and exhausted when we reached the summit and learned we were on the same mountain we had been to two days ago when we visited the Nacional Art Museum. If we only planned better! We found some directional signs which seem rare in Spain and found our way to the modernistic building which houses more than 300 paintings, 150 sculptures and nine Miro’textiles. We had read that to appreciate Miro was a spiritual experience and ...
... say that it is a work of art! There is not one straight line in the place, the doors are curved top and bottom, the door architraves are curly, swirling edged, the whole building looks like it is at sea! But the roof is the masterpiece! The roof looks like a lunar landscape....domes, twists and curves. The four water tanks, two ventilation shafts and thirty chimneys look anything but what they actually are! The chimneys are supposed to look like billowing smoke; ...
... place, it was like that of walking through a heavenly forest. I hope to one day return when the construction is finished, I'll add that to my bucketlist. From there we went to Park Güell to see more of Gaudí's modernisme architecture. The park seems like a fantasy land taken straight out of a scene from a Dr. Seuss book. From the park, you can also enjoy a beautiful view of the city in the distance. Later, we had dinner ...
... we head to the station. On our way to the Station our driver takes us through the tunnel that Diana died in and we soon arrive at Gare Lyon station in plenty of time and before you know it we are leaving Paris. Very sad!!!
We have booked us seats that has a table in the middle of the 4 seats and we have charging sockets and plenty of room so we get all set up. A very nice Canadian couple join us and we pass the next couple of hours exchanging travel stories. Like us they ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBalmoral Hotel Barcelona
The hotel is very nice, awesome facilities so far my experience has been great friendly staff upon check-in and in the restaurant. Food is great I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Barcelona, I was impressed at the central location of the hotel with shops sights to be seen within walking distance of the hotel.
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