Travel Blogs from Barcelona
I was on a bus all day today. Once we got into Barecelona I didn't really care because I was so tired. And this is where I really want to be, so it kind of sucks that I am so tired. Dinner was ok, the bread was really good but not as good as the bread in France. So far France has had the best food.
But tomorrow is another day.
We weren’t really thinking about going to the MercÚ this year, with South Africa less than one month afterwards but we found cheap flights and an hotel bargain so we thought ‘why not?’.
La MercÚ is one of Barcelona’s main festivals – a brilliant combination of traditional and modern. …
It was our last morning in Tarragona (well, sort of morning, although in a sense we‘d already used up three hours of it) so we checked out, left our bags in a safe place and ventured out. The cathedral bells were due to sound a special peal before the Concert Vermut in front of the cathedral, but I think we were about the only …
Day 1 of La Merce but plenty of hours to go before Tot ’Inici to Piromusical, so after a good breakfast a La Vid near the hotel we met up with Tony at Placa de Catalunya (after a brief mix-up over stations) and then caught a train and then a bus and then a funicular up to Tibidabo, in the hope of seeing some of the raptor migration from …
Our first stop in the morning (after La Vid, of course) was the Mostra d'Associacions that takes place in Placa de Catalunya. Dozens of stalls are occupied by various charities, unofficial bodies and special interest groups. We bought a handful of t-shirts from Amnesty, the Castellers de Barcelona and other bodies. It was hot and the sun was …
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed