Petit Palace Barcelona
Travel Blogs from Barcelona
Country number three on my Eurotrip was Spain; Chris and I flew into Barcelona from Paris on Weds 16 July where we spent one night before travelling down to meet friends Sophie and Martin in the town of Benicassim. So, starting in Barcelona. Chris and I stayed in Hotel Principal, and think I can speak for Chris too in saying we would definitely recommend this place. It's just off one of the main streets (La Rambla) and we had a huge bedroom - especially in comparison to ...
... week's class. Very interesting is that everyone is from a different country and language background:
Jasmine--from Iraq but lives in Dubai. Before that, she lived in Egypt. Speaks Arabic and English and perhaps other languages (is Persian a language?)
Caroline--from Paris, France speaks French and English
Alexei--from Russia speaks Russian of course
Charlotte-from Germany speaks German, French, English
Nicole--from Milano, Italy--Filipino mother, Italian ...
... staircases that we know, are moving ramps, similar to the moving sidewalks we encounter in airports, but on a slant that takes the passengers from one level to another. Ideal for those with luggage or strollers and also for those in wheelchairs, no auxiliary elevators are needed. And in Barcelona, at some particularly hilly sites, there are even outdoor escalators that will take you up and down hill. What happens when it rains, I have no idea. If you visit ...
Had a nice relaxing coffee in the Federal Cafe next door. Went to the La Boqueria Mercat, amazing array of fish, fruit, chocolates - many photos. Bought Tom a beanie from Mercat St Antoni. First session of school was feminio - masculino and excepiones -yuk. Second session was much better, learnt about colours, beer etc. more useful stuff. After Spanish school we went to watch FC Barcelona ...
... we go. We are staying only a short walk from where the bus dropped us which is really good. It is a really nice place and the best shower we have had yet! I want to take it home with me it's so good. We had a bit of a rest when we got to the hotel and then headed out later afternoon to explore and godet some dinner / lunch. We just walked along the street and came across some food markets in this big square where heaps of people were. We joined ...
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