Hotel ATH Citypark Pelayo
- Minbar in room
- Babysitting service
- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
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... to lie, it is tempting just for the experience alone. I have been thinking about going out one night to check out the scene, but my better judgment is winning with this one. Going out at 1:00 AM with a strange man in a strange city - not a good idea. And who am I kidding anyways - anyone that knows me knows a late night for me is 11.
So no local tour or discoteque but I did do some more walking. I started with Barcelona Cathedral ...
... straight through customs we met our tour guide Esther at the port, who with the driver Daniel, put our luggage in the van and we were off on our tour of Barcelona. We went up Montjuic which was the site of the Olympic Games in 1992 and gives you great views of the city. Then we wove through the city on our way to Parc Guell which was designed by Gaudi. We had timed tickets which was great and looked at all the ...
... 92] The six Commissions del Consell Municipal (City council commissions) have executive and controlling functions in the field of their jurisdiction. They are composed by a number of councillors proportional to the number of councillors each political party has in the plenary. The city council has jurisdiction in the fields of city planning, transportation, municipal taxes, public highways security through the Guàrdia Urbana (the municipal police), city ...
... She is a part of a leftist political group that she called "CUP". She, well over her sixties, was very much for Catalonian independence and was not afraid to say so. She cited historical facts that we had read in the Hughes book but hearing them from her mouth, flowing freely and much more elegantly, in my opinion, than Hughes could ever muster, was simply magical. Hearing her talk made me realize how much the people of this region, and here I am ...
... up nicely by the afternoon.
The pattern continued each day where we would pick one of the barrios (neighbourhoods) to explore, which we mostly did on foot, following one of the walking tours in the BCN city Lonely Planet guide (a copy of which was provided by our Airbnb host). Each barrio has its own distinctive feel and style. BCN is a cool mix of medieval and modernista, and it all just seems to gel together so well. Almost every barrio has a Mercado too, which ...