Travel Blogs from Calafell
... After waking up the next morning we would receive roommate assignments for the rest of the term, and guess what? We got roomed TOGETHER, yay! Upon arrival at our building we saw that it was 90% boys and I can't help but be a little excited for that haha. We were then placed with another roommate named Kaja, she's a little cray but I didn't think anything of it at first... The first week here was a whirlwind of emotions and culture shock! On our group flight I met ...
All tired so not a very early start, began with a wander to see Christopher Columbus (apparently pointing the wrong way) and then to the ramblas, a few performers out. Then on to the fabulous la boqueria market, a good walk round stopping off to buy fruit salad (finally got something healthy into everyone) and some squid which tom loved. Of course their favourite stall was the one selling sweets! Bought a bit of salad and cheese ...
... guy. He took us to the city hall's "Gold Room" where the Nobel prize banquets are held. Beautiful interior. 4 of the 5 prizes are given in Stockholm at the concert hall & the peace prize awarded in Oslo. We then visited the medieval island, heart of the city to view the cathedral, then onto the Royal Palace. That afternoon we boarded our ship, the Silja Symphony for our overnight crossing of the Baltic Sea on our way to Finland, it was a very comfortable ship & ...
... started to charge people to see the tiled benches and Gaudi's other house. However, it was very pretty. And then I laid on the beach for the rest of the day, it was great to feel the sand but a little uncomfortable because I didn't have a towel.
I really enjoyed barcelona but not as much as Portugal or southern Spain. I would definitely go back to have time to explore the non-touristic area more!
... have that snackbar outside class because you can just go snag a ginger ale quickly (and a muffin because muffins are delicious).
In the lounges and in the classrooms all the chairs move but the tables are attached to the floor because other wise they would slide everywhere when the ship rocks, and if there are enough tables attached then the chairs hit them and don’t actually go anywhere anyway. It’s the same in the dining hall so you can’t move ...
Other places to stay in Calafell
Calle 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
Placa Catalunya 29, Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $84
C/Vilamar 101, Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $68