Hotel Mar Blau
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Hot tub
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Russian TV Channels Available
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... at least a couple of his weird and wonderful creations. The beaches of Barcelona did not exist prior to 1992 the beaches were manmade specifically for the 1992 Olympics. I moved hostels while in Barcelona from a 5 star hostel to a 2 star hostel where I had rickety beds, annoying roommates, oh and I can't forget the time I couldn't sleep so I decided to go for a walk within the hostel and came across blood smeared on the floor, walls, elevator, hallway ...
... as the previous one and could not afford to go in both.
To get to the Sagrada Familia church we took the metro which was very easy. Unfortunately we just missed the tickets for that stage of the afternoon however they would open again for tickets at 5.45. Back on the metro to the Barri Gotic area again - little lost for a while so where we had saved our legs some walking we then walked the distance again in ...
... br> We decided to stay with the Gaudi theme and visited one of his numerous classically designed buildings scattered around the city - this one called La Pedrera and located in more central Barcelona. This was constructed as a private project for some wealthy local businessman though returned to public ownership as a monument to Gaudi's design genius after his death. We were able to access only some areas but these were gob-smacking in the vision and audacity ...
Today there was an option to do a walking tour of Barcelona with Zaida, but most of what she planned to take us to we had already seen, so instead Ian and I went to see the Joan Miro foundation. Malcolm (Ian's brother) had recommended we visit if we got the opportunity and it was worth it. We took the metro and funicular to get there. There was an exhibition of work from the American artist Roni Horn - her work was ...
... to start off our trip. (See Pictures).
At the end of our tour, I realized I had not eaten anything or had any water in more than 12 hours and it was a blistering 85 degrees. We needed to find a restaurant, stat. We walking just around the corner and picked the one that looked the best: Jamon y Vino (Ham and Wine). It was sooooo good. Spain is known for its tapas and so we got pollo y miel (chicken w/honey), Jamon con pan y tomate (ham with bread and ...