Travel Blogs from Calafell
... we would be delayed for boarding until it was completely sanitised - we think we are the cleanest vessel sailing the seas now. Smuggled our gin & barcardi on board, they weren't worried anyway. Toast to Anne, gunky cake. Snuck up to room, unpacked. Beautiful cabins. Cocktails. Fab 4 course meals. English couple Arnold and Jo Show. Bed 12midnight. Stats of passengers and crew. Etc. NOT ...
... arranging the nightlife and potential day touristy things to do. We went to Camp Nou where Barcelona plays and took the tour of the stadium. It is absolutely huge and crazy to think of all the players that have played on that pitch. Also crazy to be a part of how much money FCB rakes in, whether it is a game day or not. The store was absolutely nuts. Consumerism at its finest, you would have ...
... were surprisingly good. When we reached the top, we got a gorgeous view of the city. We could see almost all of Barcelona, the Mediterranean Sea, and a little bit of Italy. There was a teenage boy with a Confederate flag on his shirt. I don't think he knew what it meant.... We then went to the Camp Nou Experience. That's the stadium where the Barcelona soccer team plays. We got to see the field. It was huge and the grass looked perfect. We even got to ...
... shops had closed early for the New Year's Eve celebration and so there was a lot of "Barcelona street art" (AKA graffiti) on the pull down metal security covers, making it feel like we were walking into an exceptionally derelict area.
When we came out at my anticipated destination, "St Catherine's Marketplace," Billy was finally feeling a little better. The marketplace was fantastic, even better than yesterday's! I am always amazed at the variety ...
... We had a bonus time in the Gothic area by accident. Even Gab admitted it was pretty cool. Great little designer boutiques that unfortunately we didn't have the legs or will to do. Never mind, next time?? So much left to see in Barca it's hard to leave. Great dinner together at Rerelot and of course gelati. Kids amazed at the crowds everywhere, young and old, at 8.30pm at night. Definitely a super day had by all! Yay! And off to Cotswolds ...
Other places to stay in Calafell
Cl Vilamar 79 , Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $87
C/ 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
Village Neemrana, District Alwar, Rajasthan, Alwar | Hotelfrom $84
C/Vilamar 101, Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $68