AC Hotel Victoria Suites by Marriott
Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... and then wandered around the Las Ramblas area the rest of the afternoon. I have no idea what half of the building are, but they sure are pretty. I tried to follow a walking tour through some of the areas, but I think it was in Dutch and wasn't very helpful.
I'm back in my room for the evening. I'm going to re-pack my suitcase and get ready to go find my boat tomorrow. I just have to remember that it's a marathon, not a sprint!
... liked it (the boys scarfed it down) haha!
Saturday I went to Guille's basketball game, and he scored the first basket, making a 3-pointer! When we got home he said it was for me haha! It was fun watching how they play here, definitely a different approach than at home!
Well now that I have bored everyone with my ramblings, I need to get back to studying.
This week is our midterms.. So this was a little break to get my nose out of my books. Hope ya'll enjoy!
... the top of the mountain at Castell de Montjuic. We used the drawbridge to cross the moat and got to the main courtyard. During the civil war, Nationalists tortured and executed prisoners on this courtyard. Knowing this made the walk across it dark and eerie. I felt no desire to hang out there so we headed up to the roof for spectacular views of the city and the Mediterranean Sea. The air was fresh and clean and the sun ...
... of tapping, castanets, and quick movement. The show was entertaining with Sangria served to keep us alert for the finale, involving our novice dance moves on the flamenco floor. I definitely cut a good rug that night!
After dancing, our tour manager took us to a fantastic seaside restaurant located at the marina near the casino, where I experienced my first Tapas. Served an array of seafood and vegetables, I could not help but fall in love with the ...
... morning the next day. After a morning work out, we headed to Casa Batllo, another of Gaudi's masterpieces to tour the building. It is owned by a private family today, and is very well kept. The details of the house are remarkable. He always included both inner and outer courtyards to maximize the amount of natural light in every room. We both agreed that most older homes are dark and uninviting, but that this was beautiful enough that we ...
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