Hotel Roger De Lluria Barcelona
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We arrived in Barcelona on Saturday morning but didn't have to get off the boat until Sunday morning. We caught the port bus into the city and took a leisurely walk up Las Ramblas to Plaza Catalunya to get our bearings.
Next day we joined the hordes of people getting off the boat in the taxi queue at the port. It was too early to check …
... and dance and drink. We learn this club is open until 5:30am! Definitely not in Cali anymore. If I had to guess, we pop out of the club around 3:30am. Still awake and happy, and also hungry, we begin down la rambla. In hope if food, but not high hopes, we ask a couple of the club promoters lining the street, but no luck. There are a lot of hookers, along with few street venders walking around with some sort of burrito and some fried something or other (good ...
... up our luggage which made it (yeah!) and met the driver that the apartment lady sent to get us. We took the driver to Rome, kind of around the city outside on these little streets, kind of reminded me of Pittsburgh. Then all of a sudden we turned like into the city walls and bang! There as St. Peter's! So amazing! Thank God we had someone driving us to the apartment, we are right near campo dei fiori, and it is like driving on a sidewalk! Also this building is ...
Three weekends ago, I traveled to Barcelona with some of my Clemson and international friends as well as my sister, Stephanie, who came to Europe for her spring break! Barcelona was unlike any city I have been too because of a mix of these elements:
- Incredible & Unique Architecture: As we walked through the streets, I kept stopping to take in everything I was seeing. From artsy and modernist (is that a word? I'm not a huge art person…) buildings designed by ...
... and you'd better not call them Spanish.
Just as an aside, in Spain the letter "C" is pronounced with a slight "th" sound. Our walking tour guide told us this story. It seems that when the Hapsburgs were the nobility in charge, there was a lot of inter-marrying going on among them and they all ended up with this pronounced jaw line that caused some sort of lisp. Well the locals wanted to be fancy, just like the nobles, so pretty soon everyone was lisping ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services