Hotel Glories

Calle Padilla 173, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08013, Spain and Canary Islands | 3 star hotel
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Spain? Nope, Catalonia!

A travel blog entry by ppcase


When you think of Spain, you might think of bullfights, Flamenco and sovereign bond downgrades. Not so in Barcelona. In fact, they **********sider themselves part of Spain at all. The region has consistently been at odds with the rest of Spain and are proud of their own regional culture, language and a consistant refusal to cooperate with any …

Almost All About Gaudi

A travel blog entry by mugharrington


... understand this concept…. Gaudi was at odds with the Milas and the city of Barcelona over building codes and religious symbols he wanted to include in the buidling. Gaudi nearly abandoned the project but was persuaded to finish it. Anyway this entire experience soured Gaudi so much that he turned his full attention to Sagrada de Familia and never worked on another private project. We walked and walked (knees starting to hurt now) and passed a few ...

Barcelona day 2

A travel blog entry by penguinchris


... station which was a little further from the Travelodge but a nicer walk. The Cervesita bar was open so we walked in to give it a try. It's like a rather upmarket and minimalist version of The Inn Beer Shop in Southport, one of my favourite watering holes, with shelves full of beers from around the world including a large American section as well as a decent selection of draught beers too.

Sadly there were no ciders for Julie but the owner of the ...

La Sagrada Familia

A travel blog entry by


... that. My map said it was the Palau de Justicia. It was pretty cool looking. I walk past the arch and it's this big space, and it looks like folks were preparing for a festival...the Castell festival? The one about the human tower? Bull-fighting, tomato this? Some really zany antics.

At the end was the opening to the Parc de la Ciutadella. It was a pretty nice and relaxing park. I liked it. So glad to have it within walking distance from where I'm ...

Field lab at the Catalan Institute for Climate Sci

A travel blog entry by marczimmer


... level for the students and I.

The next measurement were at the PobleNou beach, where there was no sign of any Artic ice. The students particularly enjoyed measuring the rate of carbon dioxide released by respiring grass and of course no one complained about the location.

The visit was completed with a presentation by JosepAnton himself, which included live observations of carbon ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the El Fort Pienc area of Barcelona, is near Church of the Sacred Family (Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia), Els Encants, L'Auditori, and Orquestra Simfonica de Barcelona - OBC.
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