Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... writing about it makes me want to fly to Barcelona to just get another sandwich. After lunch we made our way to Park Guell. We went up millions of outdoor escalators which was nice because we didn't have to climb up the hill. We then got to the top and the view was breathtaking. Stephanie also got sung to by a creepy man dressed in all cheetah and also literally jumped out of her shoes when a dressed up person on the side of the road scared here. We finally made it to the part ...
... br> On to Sagrada Familia, Gaudi's famous unfinished Cathedral, I know we have visited a number of Cathedrals but this was like no other, Gaudi has used very organic design principles so that inside it is full of light and space and whilst built of solid, heavy materials it gives the sense of floating. It is hoped to be completed by 2026 and is definitely worth another look. It ...
... good quality and the passion of the fans was something I had never ever heard before or will again. I felt pride swell within me, and I am a pasty Irish man!
Took 3 things away from the experience.
1) United are NEVER going to win the Champions league against this team.
2) If you make Messi fall over, you will be booed for the rest of time by 98000 Catalans.
... and had lunch on the beachside at a very nice restaurant near our hotel. Mum, Dad and I had a big paella and Sam had steak. The paella was black and contained a lot of seafood. It was delicious according to Dad. I wasn't so sure. It was my first Spanish paella. After lunch we went back to the hotel and each had a spa treatment. We all had a hot stone massage. It was the first massage I had ever had, and I loved it. At the start they took us out to a resting ...
... it finally just let go and bucketed down with rain. Luckily it didn't last too long. We slowly walked our way to La Rambla and went to the Mercat de la Boqueria, the famous food market. A feast to all the senses. After a thorough inspection of all the stalls and a taste of fruit juices and some bacalao crockets, we decided we were hungry enough for another meal. We found a little cafe at the back of the markets ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility