Hostal La Palmera
Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... this week and our combined score out of 10.
Our Tapas For the Week:
Milano salami on bread (7/10)
Cheese with ham and more cheese (9/10)
Cheese with strawberry sauce on bread (7/10)
Patatas bravas (7.5/10)
Deep fried squid (6/10)
Garlic and parsley prawns (7.5/10)
Crispy chicken with sausage and pepper (7.5/10)
A three-cheese croquette (6.5/10)
Marinate pork brochette ...
... of cycling going on all around me, but on the whole everyone was very polite.
Then, NO WARNING! "Turn right, you've reached your destination".. and even at my slow speed of 40 miles an hour, it was too late. So, I had to take the next turn, and that took me through a series of one-ways that you can't believe!!! until finally, after throwing a huge S, I managed to stop in front of the hotel, only to be told that after a quick ...
... 17 euro to get in here we weren't happy. And we barely had the money for it as well but somehow we all got in. When we got in, the place was half empty... GREAT! so we were all kind of annoyed that we just paid 17 to get in and it sucked. So we refused to stay there and decided to go to Opium which we heard was awesome. Some reason, we went back to our apartment and by that time it was probably 3:30. Paige, Emily and I still wanted to go out so we took a cab back out to Opium ...
... and servicing the public. Everything is just so well organized. The shopping is insane too!!!! I thought way better than Paris!!! And less "uppity".
The famous Spanish architect, Gaudi, is revered and celebrated for his amazing contribution to the profile of Barcelona. His buildings are so completely different from anything I've ever seen, except maybe at Disneyland or something. They're truly imaginative and "out there".
The most fascinating to ...
... average Barcelona tourist – many of whom just go to the beaches – but I found it nonetheless. After explaining my project to the front desk workers, I was able to secure a private tour of the building with two of the managers of the center. The center is only three years old and includes state of the art resources, the largest of its kind in Spain. The building houses everything an MS patient could ever need, from neurologist to ...