Travel Blogs from Barcelona
We arrived in Barcelona on Saturday June 15th. After going through customs and getting our luggage, we stopped at an ATM and took out some Euro's. Using your debit card to take out local currency is the most cost effective way of getting foreign currency. Another good tip is to get a credit card with zero international charges. I personally used …
... out the window the whole way.
Lucy finally lost her wiggly tooth today, and the EU tooth fairy will make a visit tonight. I'm expecting that unlike our rather high-end tooth fairy in Australia (which sprinkles fairy dust and leaves chocolate coins in addition to cold, hard cash) this one will be more of a camping fairy. Big question on Lucy's mind is whether the fairy will bring AUD or Euros.
... front patio - beautiful! Went to bed. At 7 am a charming little dog started barking. Little dog shut up. I thought the morning was saved, until the hammering started.......8am, they decided to remove the central stone (scary) staircase. Two guys. By hand, we have had to mountain climb in and out of here today. Hung over. Lacking sleep. But still grinning like idiots. Check Facebook if you want to know ...
... t hot enough. I can't get over how inexpensive it is to buy wine in a restaurant. A glass is usually 3 Euros and a bottle about 12 Euros.
The streets were a mad house on the way to the restaurant as we had to go down La Rambla and it took us 45 minutes. All thanks to St George I guess. It had thinned out for the return luckily, and it is great to be walking all day to make up for all these lovely ...
... spectacular place. It’s like a whole little village nestled high amongst the mountain.
Had a wander around the village and the magnificent Bascilica before checking out a few lookouts and stopping for a delicious gelati… yummmm
Then it was up the Funicular de Sant Joan. This took me up to the very top of the mountain, and oh what views! Went for a walk up towards the monument of Sant Joan then got a little confused over the signposts. I ...
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