Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... around the harbour area and made our way to the Font
Magica which is a huge fountain in the area of the Olympic park and housed a
water show with lights and music. In front of the fountain was the National Art
Museum, and its grandiose appearance and height above the fountain created one
of the most stunning views I have ever experienced. We climbed up to the top or
the museum, overlooking the entire city and the fountain and it literally felt
like you were on top of ...
... day before, so we missed the game. By mid-day, we learned that our car had been stolen back home. Yep. Our first reaction was to sulk in the apartment all day (which we did for a little bit), but we finally realized that **** happens and the rest of our vacation would be ruined if we couldn't let it go and enjoy it.
2. As if the world was working against me, most of the activities and restaurants I had selected were closed. ...
After 6 train changes which again meant we didn't have to spend much more money (just a few Euro's for seat reservations) we arrived into Barcelona in the middle of the night we settled into our 12 bed dorm! It was straight to bed as we made a few plans for the next morning.
For our first day in Barcelona and Spain we tagged along onto a free walking tour, this turned out to be a great decision as we learnt a lot along the way as well as ...
... in rain with a side of wind and a sprinkle of gloom, I decided that there was no need for me to venture outdoors. I spent the day doing laundry, reading and organizing all of my assorted bits and pieces about Rome so that I could blog to my hearts content. That's also what I'm trying to do now in Barcelona. Hopefully, I can get the cruise blog, it will not nearly be long as this one, and Barcelona finished so that I will be caught up. Wish me luck!
... We tracked our room down at the end of a hallway...and the key didn't work. The green light was blinking as we pulled out the card, but the door would not open. Really?! The inappropriate words that were screaming in my head as I thought about heading down a flight of stairs, turning left, going to the end of the hallway, turning right, going down a half a flight, turning right, going to the elevators and taking a left to get to the stairs to go ...
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Other places to stay in Barcelona
Eixample, Barcelona | 2 star hotelfrom $101
La Vila de Gràcia, Barcelona | Hotelfrom $68
El Poble Sec, Barcelona | 1 star hotelfrom $75
La Vila de Gràcia, Barcelona | Hotelfrom $62
La Dreta de l'Eixample, Barcelona | Hotelfrom $113
Sant Pere - Santa Caterina i la Ribera, Barcelona | 3 star hotelfrom $124
El Fort Pienc, Barcelona | 2 star hotelfrom $89
Vallcarca i els Penitents, Barcelona | 3 star hotelfrom $127
La Dreta de l'Eixample, Barcelona | 2 star hotelfrom $104
53 Ronda Sant Pere Principal 1a, Barcelona | 2 star hotelfrom $91