Travel Blogs from Manises
... they were probably in my shoulder bag inside my luggage. I found them and happily waved them at the family. They all breathed a sigh of relief with me. They probably had to fight the urge to applaud, I had put on quite a show. I now had 3 minutes to get to my train, and boarding closes 2 minutes before. Luckily it was at a nearby platform so I made it just in time. Disaster number 85 for the trip? The guy from the Caribbean sitting next to me wouldn't stop talking ...
... is a median divider with trees and parks, some cafe's, bushes, flowers etc. Perhaps the most impressive feature of the city is the River Bed. There is a dried river basin that runs through the city that has been resurrected into some of the most beautiful green space we have ever seen. There are parks, playgrounds, subway stops, trees, cafes, horses, flower gardens, joggers, walkers, cyclist - you name it. The river basin park is of course sunken into the city with old Roman bridges ...
I spent the last few days in Barcelona, before my tour started on Tuesday afternoon. I saw all of Gaudi's famous buildings, but the Sagrada Familia was my favourite. I bought my tickets online, and you can print them out in ATMs, and that saved me a lot of time! I do like churches and cathedrals anyway, but this one was quite different as Gaudi didn’t like to use straight lines, and everything was based on natural shapes and forms. The pictures will ...
... of self-sustainability while the capital city, and much of the rest of Spain, simply imports all of the goods it needs. Other Spaniards have gravitated the economic climate of the region, in particular the Andalusians and Muricians. These two ethinc groups flocked to Catalunya because of the abundance of industry jobs. Up until the global economic crisis, these employment opportunities were created and maintained by industry birthed in the Catalan ideals. ...
... with a party that stood for many of the same ideas that Franco had once represented, the results of the agreement led to many changes that got Barcelona and Catalonia closer to their goal of being a separate nation. The politics of Barcelona are not different from the politics of the rest of Spain in the sense of how they are run; however, they represent the idea of the city and region being distinct from the rest of the country within the political spectrum.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center