Travel Blogs from Calafell
... line was almost as long as the hill (well, not quite) The funicular railway is very spectacular. Great view from the carriage back cross Barcelona. We could see where we were yesterday right across the other side of the city. I was very surprised to see at the top there was a full on funfair! I knew there was a Ferris wheel because we could see it from out hotel, but there is literally a 5 level funfair with bumper cars and roller coaster rides etc. And the church was ...
... last civil work designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi and it was built between the years 1906 and 1910. In 1912, Gaudí and the Milà i Segimon marriage signed the contract of completion of the work of the Casa Milà. It was commissioned by businessman Pere Milà i Camps and his wife Roser Segimon i Artells, from Reus and widow of the wealthy Indian Josep Guardiola i Grau. At the time it was very controversial because of the bold undulating stone ...
... food is at the moment! So I don't get it as being a tourist attraction! Having said that, I did get a big cup of fresh fruit. Yum! After walking past a heap more shops that all sold the same things, a big statue of Christopher Columbus signalled that we got to the end of La Rambla, where it opened right up to the waterfront. I don't think Spaniards like the water. We crossed over to the giant waterfront complex, which has restaurants, a shopping ...
... the organization with the intent to make connections that would support a
longer stay. But I am leaving soon, and
every foray into the city, even those that aren’t social, takes a dip into my
introvert’s precious cache of interactive energy. So I cancelled. Also, at least
on the website it appears the men are a little too eager to meet me, and every
other single woman. Just not ready, thank you very much, and if I do meet
someone, it ...
... busy I barely notice the time!
The first week here I spent learning more about Orchard and how the company runs on a day to day basis. The cherries come in either from their own orchards or other companies, and are instantly put through the hydrocooler for 10 minutes which brings the temperature down to 2-3 degrees Celsius. As you can imagine in the Spanish heat they tend to be a fair bit warmer than this before they go in, and ...
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
Placa Catalunya 29, Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $84
C/Vilamar 101, Calafell | 3 star hotelfrom $68