Travel Blogs from Calafell
... once :) Brittany and I decided to join a free walking tour which ended up being a Gaudi tour. We went to some of the houses he designed and built and ended with the Sagrada Familia. I was able to see a pretty big difference between now and the last time I was here 4 years ago. They say the estimated completion date is now 2025. Overall it was a good tour! After the tour we wanted to get something ...
... one made with ice cream, Malibu and midori. Overall we had a lot of fun talking to the new folks and tasting everything! Kurt wanted to go to Edge to do the basketball challenge, which turned out not so well since he said there were way too many kids trying to play. Mark and karl went back to the room and ordered room service and watched Gravity. I went to get Kurt, we played in the arcade and then he went on the aqua dunk like 6 more ...
We have arrived at our apartment in Barcelona. We farewelled Bessy and Nancy (who got us through the city to the car drop off - thanks for the gps coordinates dad!! 3665 km in total. ) and took the train to the city proper. The apartment is a quaint, small space. Very likeable. Had a siesta (when in Spain...,) and now off to get supplies, dinner etc. Do you like Julian's hat in the pic? Adios. ...
... gardens. It is in four main sections. The Romanesque section has beautiful old frescoes and altar pieces from 1000 - 1200 AD ish. The Gothic section is also highly religious and sees the development of oil painting and more realism. The Barroc section also includes some very stylised religious works and some beautiful landscapes. The ...
... 8 out of 18 spires built, and they are massive. Standing in front of them it's hard to see all the way to the top. A lot of the architecture of the church is based off of things found in nature. The architect Antoni Gaudi designed the columns and ceiling of the church to be similar to trees and the view of their canopy from walking on the forest floor. The attention to so many details is really amazing when looking at the entire structure.
Other places to stay in Calafell
Cl Vilamar 79 , Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $87
Calle Costa Daurada 1, Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Mossen Jaime Soler 44, Calafell | 4 star hotelfrom $110
Av Sant Joan de Deu 119, Calafell | Hotelfrom $65
Carrer Vilamar 94, Calafell | 1 star hotelfrom $72
C/Vilamar 101, Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $68
Placa Catalunya 29, Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $84