Hotel Apartamentos Monterrey
Travel Blogs from Sant Antoni de Portmany
... It was so great! We figured it must have something to do with the public holiday which was Whit Monday (we looked it up when we got back). That night we went out in a big group for dinner and just wandered the streets of Barcelona. It was me, Pappas, Mel, Tash, Carly, Sarah, Steph, Lilah, Erin, Cass, Michael, Fauve, Kim, Ang, Georgina, Mel and Eliza. We also walked past Casa Batllo (dragon house) and took a bunch of ...
... the Parc de la Ciutadella, with one eye open watching our bags in the middle of the circle.... Walked everywhere, go lost, went to the Catedral, said many prayers, got a little emotional. Toured the Muhba Placa Del Rei, to learn the history of Barcelona. Got lost in the lane ways. Today being Good Friday was particularly special, the religious energy was present. I got swept up in a band and nudged down a lane to another church. ...
... and now had two seats to ourselves to stretch out and enjoy the long ride.
So despite our terrible kidnapping experience we managed to see some cool things in Barcelona and I would suggest the city to anyone (just stay in a hostel). After a seven-hour bus ride (we stopped like every two hours for a potty break) we made it to Marseilles and were whisked away by Pascal (someone we actually knew thank God).
As far as I was concerned my European trip could only go up from ...
... not fulfilled, but it was still enjoyable! We came to Barcelona in the night and went to the hostel to drop off our stuff. Then we started walking around the city and ended up laying at a bridge in the harbor looking at the stars.
Vamos a la Playa When we woke up the 2nd day in Barcelona after a long night of walking around the city centre, we decided to go to the Sagrada Familia because it's supposedly a beautiful church. I'm sure ...
... It was impressive to say the least. We walked the Ramblus from one end to the other before taking the subway back to our hotel. It was a good day but the weather is a bit on the cool side but just fine for hiking the miles we put on today. Probably the high light of the day was the Barcelona Cathedral, an immense building again from the 1300s'.
Well tomorrow we set ...
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