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The best way to spend 3 days in Barcelona and see it all!

I lived in Barcelona (or actually Sant Cugat del Valles, very close and well connected to Barcelona) for 5 years while going to college. During that time, I had the chance to explore this marvellous city and also went visiting most of it whenever friends or family visited. 2,498 more words


A man with many names...

Cristóbal Colón, standing proudly on his column at the bottom of the Ramblas. You might know him as Christopher Colombus, Columbus’ name in English is actually an anglicized version of the Columbus birth name. 128 more words


Early morning

I love going through town very early in the morning, the city is so peaceful, no tourist hordes. Here I am, at the famous Kabul backpacker, on Plaza Real, just off the Ramblas. 8 more words

Barri Gotic

A word of warning

Barcelona is a wonderful city. Like any other place, it has it’s darker side. Take the Ramblas. A fantastic place for having a stroll, watching people go by, buy some flowers… And then, you are suddenly thirsty, or hungry. 111 more words


Alicante, Day Two

After sleeping in until 10, I had breakfast at the hotel and set off for the mall. The tram station is about a half mile from my hotel, and once there I bought a discounted tram card valid for 10 trips. 414 more words


Sant Jaume

Probably the very first church in BCN… Sant Jaume, well hidden in plain sight, on Carrer Ferran, just inside the gates of Barcino, the roman Barcelona, 1 mn from the Ramblas. 19 more words