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Spring Break Trip To Spain And More! Part 1  
User currently offlineBuck3y3nut From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 880 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 12324 times:

The Spring Break Trip!!!

A very good day to everyone. I have read many quality trip reports here on A.net and if I can even achieve 10% of that quality with this report, I will consider this trip report as a success. I am not a professional photographer; therefore the quality of some images isn't quite the best. Now that the disclaimer has been given, its time for me to begin this report. So sit back, grab a drink and a snack, and enjoy this trip report  Smile

Background
This was my last year at The Ohio State University here in CMH, which meant my last spring break of my college career. Winter quarter usually is the quarter when you load up on classes, since there isn't much to do due to the cold weather. My class schedule looked horrible and I knew that it would be one of those quarters that would require me to put in some all nighters to be successful.

So while smoking some hookah at a friend's place, we were discussing how in our college career, we have never really taken of of those much cliched college spring break trip. You know the usual MTV beach spring break, with Cancun, Daytona beach et al the usual destinations. We decided that after a tough winter quarter, we deserved a nice break and we would go someplace warm to relax. We started looking at airfares into various locations in FL, and some in Mexico. The tickets were kind of expensive and while looking at various websites and then looking at Flyertalk, I found pretty decently priced tickets from IAD to MAD. They were pretty comparable to the ticket prices we were getting to FL and Mexico. Once I found these tickets, the following conversation took place:

Me: So how much do you think we'll spend if we go to FL or Cancun?
Friend: Hmm, I was budgeting about $350 for airfare, plus our personal expenses...
Me: Wanna go to Spain?
Friend: Come again?
Me: Wanna to go to Spain?
Friend: No, I don't think I have $600 to spend on airfare to Spain.
Me: Hmm, ok. How about a ticket cheaper than the ticket to FL?
Friend: Stop joking around. We are trying to plan a spring break trip here, and give me the damn pipe now (referring to the hoohak pipe)...
Me (showing the screen): I'm not joking, but only thing is we have to drive to DC.
Friend: Lets do it.
Other Friend: Yup let's do it.
Me: clicking away and booking our tickets...

So without thinking, we were booked on IB to go to MAD. Now that the tickets had been arranged, lodging and other logistics had to be taken care of. What would we do there? What else could we see while we're in Spain? These questions started popping in our heads. So we decided that if we're in Madrid, then Barcelona is a MUST. Our next option was to either fly to Portugal for a couple days, or drive up north to France and Monte Carlo. I think as soon as I mentioned Monte Carlo, the scence from Casino Royale popped up in our heads and the decision was a no brainer. So one friend was taking care of all the airfare. I was incharge of renting the car and my third friend took care of the lodging. Now it was a hard winter quarter ahead of us that we needed to take care of and we would get our reward. Since the tickets were so cheap, our routing was: DCA-BOS-MAD-IAD with us taking another IB flight to shuttle from MAD-BCN-MAD.

1. Getting to Washington
I have family friends that live in Fairfax, VA and I called them up to ask if we could park the car at their house while we are away to Spain for about 8 days. Without any hesitations, they agreed, and now that was left was to book a hotel for one night near the airport. So my friend Kevin (who took care of all the lodging of this trip) was really excited to tell us that he had booked us for $40 a night using Priceline. So around noon, we got together at Kevin's place on campus. We put our bags in the car and then set off for a 6 hr journey to Washington. We decided on our way there that we would first go to our hotel, put all of our luggage there, and then head over to my family friend's place to drop the car off. We would get a ride back to the hotel from them... Well once we got to DC, we were a bit disappointed to find out that Kevin had actually booked a room near IAD. This would mean the next day, we would have to take a cab and drive all the way to DCA. We dropped off the car, and then got back to the hotel and ordered dinner. I guess all three of us were excited about the trip, as no one really felt like sleeping. We asked the front desk to arrange for a cab in the morning to take us to DCA.

2. Getting to Boston
So, I think we all got about 4-5 hrs of sleep and were woken up by a wake up call we had set up. We got ready and by the time we got down, our cab had waited for us for about 30 minutes... This wasn't any ordinary cab. This was a lincoln towncar which was referred to as a 'limo' by the taxi driver. In fact, he turned out to be Indian, from the same state as I am from from in India. We chatted initially for about 3-4 miles, afterwhich I shut my eyes and just waited for us to get to DCA. I guess this was the first negative in this trip of ours, as we got to the airport, he demanded $100 for the ride, out of which $40 was because he had to wait... Completely ridiculous I'd say...

We proceeded to AA's check-in desk and there was a decent sized line for check-in. There was a couple who was fuming at one of the AA customer service agents as his wife's flight was missed the night before and AA couldn't accommodate him on a flight until evening. The guy really got nasty with the CSA. Meanwhile, our turn came for check-in and me being a US Citizen, was quite easy to check-in, whereas it took a bit for my friends to check-in as their visas etc. had to be checked as well.

We got our boarding passes and were told we had to check-in with IB again in BOS to get our boarding passes for the flight to MAD. We proceeded through security and then headed towards our gate. Since we still have 45 minutes before boarding, we decided to grab something to eat. Well, instead of eating, we decided to grab a beer each. What better way to start our spring break trip than to have a beer at 8:45 am  Smile

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Woken up by this sunrise near IAD

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DCA Airport

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Breakfast???

So after having a beer each, we decided that we can have another one. Just as we decided, we heard our names over the PA system and apparently we were being called for final boarding call. So we paid for our beers and then boarding our plane. It was being operated by Americna Eagle, therefore it was an RJ. My friends sat together, while I took the lone seat on the left. The flight was very uneventful. There was just a drink service provided and the flight attendents were pretty efficient in their work. The weather was really nice. It was pretty much clear throughout our way into BOS, so it provided me with some good picture taking opportunities...

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Lining up for the runway (can see the Washington Monument)

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After takeoff. Spot the little plane in the middle...

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DCA Overview with other Washington sites visible

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The Washington Redskins Stadium

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Anyone know which airport this is?

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Another airport. Any guesses?

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Flying over PHL

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Close up of PHL

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City of Brotherly Love

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Another Airport, any takers???

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Approaching BOS

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Some rock near BOS. Just prior to landing...

3. Getting to Madrid
We landed in Boston and quickly were outside. There was no bags to claim and we had a 8 hr layover. One of our friends works in BOS, so we had called him in advance. He was outside to pick us up and we were off to his place. Being tired from the night before, we decided to take a little nap. Pretty soon it was 4 pm and it was time for us to head back to the airport. We said our goodbyes and quickly made it to the IB check-in desk. The agent thought we were there to check in for the flight and quickly told us that check-in had closed and we had missed the flight. After a bit of explaining, he issues our boarding passes and we were off for security check. Upon clearing security, we made it to the duty free shop to try and purchase something. We really couldn't decide on anything so we just bought some chocolates and by the time we made it to our gate, boarding had started.


BOS Airport Check-In Zone

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The IB Check-in desk with our flight number listed

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Our ride to MAD (A343)

We boarded the aircraft and got comfortable with our surroundings. My 2 friends got an aisle and a middle seat together, while I was about 10 rows further back in an aisle seat.


IB J section. Nope, unfortunately not flying here today

The FAs on this flight seemed friendly uptil now. Genuine smiles on their faces for starts, but could this be backed up by service? We would soon find out. Pushback was done on time and the usual safety demo was performed while we were taxiing. This was a manual safety demo (both in spanish & english) as there was no personal IFE on board this aircraft. I believe none of the IB fleet have personal IFE monitors in Y. (please correct me if I'm wrong).

I was seated next to a beautiful spanish girl. She was studying pretty much the same stuff I do, so striking a conversation would have been easy; however seemed like she wasn't too fluent in English, therefore the conversation could not continue on  Wink I was pretty impressed by the technical papers she was reading as I had skimmed through something similar in my own line of studying...

The A343 takeoff roll is one of the most boring takeoff rolls in my opinion. Its seems like the plane is going so slow, and it takes forever for the plane to rotate and even longer to climb. It was already beginning to get dark outside, so getting more pictures was out of the question, plus the fact that I was in the aisle seat. It would seem kinda rude and weird to take pictures over that girl's shoulder Big grin

Once we were level, the seatbelt signs came off. I went and used the bathroom and got a glass of water as well. I figured that a drink service would be starting pretty soon. After about 1 hr from takeoff, there was an announcement that dinner service would commence in about 45 minutes. So, after and hour and 45 odd minutes, the dinner was served along with the drinks. The crew still seemed friendly enough. I had requested the Hindu Veg. meal prior because of some reviews I read regarding IB's catering. Furthermore, there have been chances where the only option served on the plane is fish or beef. I don't eat beef and not very keen on fish on a plane. The food was surprisingly good. it came with basmati rice, daal (lentils in a curry), a piece of naan bread, and another vegetable curry. For dessert, there was a piece of browny. I had a beer alogn with the dinner and requested red wine as well. I was given a bottle of red wine without any questions asked. After the dinner service was finished, the trays were being collected. While collecting my tray I requested for another bottle of red wine and was soon given one.

Meanwhile, my beautiful seat mate had dozed off and she seemed to be in peace.  Smile I went over and chatted with my friends for a bit and then got up to stretch and roam around the plane... Lights had also been turned off for the passengers to get some slumber.

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Lights off for the night. No mood lighting here!

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Picture of IB Y section from the back

If I remember correctly, the seat pitch wasn't anything to rave about. I seemed the normal 31". I'm glad I had aisle and got an opportunity to stretch a bit. I had my neck pillow and I tried to get some sleep. The wine must have helped a bit as I got a couple hours of sleep, while waking up here and there... After getting up, I got up and went back to get some water and made a couple rounds of the plane to stretch. My friends were meanwhile sleeping. I turned to my ipod to listen to some music while trying to take another nap. About an hour and a half prior to landing, the lights had turned on in the cabin and the FAs were preparing for the breakfast service. Since my meal was hindu veg. I got a croissant along with fresh fruit and a yogurt. I had no problems with this as I've said earlier, I have yet to come across anything tasty that is made of an egg on a plane. By the time the trays etc. were cleaned up, we had begun our initial descent into MAD. The cabin was prepared for landing with the crew making final checks and in about 30 mins, we were touching down in MAD. We made it to MADs 4S terminal and disimbarked. It was about 7 am local time and our flight to BCN wouldn't leave until 8:30 am. So we had a some time to kill. Since our departure to BCN was also thru 4S, we didn't have to clear security or immigration again.

4. Transit in Madrid
First of all, I must say, this is one impressive terminal. So much open space and such a nice architecture. I really enjoyed this airport. Since we had time, we went to one of the cafes and yup you guessed it, purchased 3 beers. So our spring break had started off by having beer as breakfast in DCA, and it continues by having beer as breakfast in MAD. Not too shabby Big grin As far as transit goes, this is where I was let down in this entire trip. The FIDS at MAD dont' give you an exact gate number for the flights. They will give you a zone where the flight could depart from. I think 4S has R gates, S gates and so forth. Our connecting flight to BCN would be departing from one of the R gates. So we were hanging out in the general R area, which seemed to be deserted. Our departure time came and went, but still our flight status said R gates. So we finally made it to IBs information desk and were informed that our flight had gone tech and it was canceled. We had been accommodated on a new flight, but we had to change to the T4. And we had to rush as our flight would be leaving in 45 mins. Great I thought. We started running. We had to clear security, take a train to T4, clear immigration, and then clear security again to get to our gate.

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MAD in early morning

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The empty terminal at MAD

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Impressive

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Some more of MAD

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Some spotting at MAD. Another IB heavy...

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Look at the size difference b/w these sisters...

So we made it to T4 and made it to the gate, only to find out that the gate had been closed. We were assured that these are "shuttle" flights and as long as we have a boarding pass for one flight, and in case we missed it, we would be accomodated on the next one, assuming there were seats. So we were told that the next shuttle flight would depart from the next gate in 45 mins. We made it to the duty free shop and then purchased a bottole of Absenta. Ever since watching the movie Eurotrip, I have wanted to try this out. So we were sitting at the next gate waiting for an announcement of the flight. After about 35 minutes, I saw a flight boarding from the same gate as the previous flight. So we went there and asked and were told that it was final boarding for the next "shuttle" flight to BCN. Immense confusion. We turned in our boarding passes and the flight was half empty so we were given 3 seats in the very last row of an Airbus A320. We were finally off to BCN.

4. Getting to BCN
The safety demonstrations were again done in both spanish and english and we pushed back on time. I was sitting in the window seat towards the right of the plane. As soon as we were airborne, my friends decided to get some sleep as we were really tired + jet lag. I decided to take soem pictures and then take a small nap. The flight was about an hour and there really wasn't any service to brag about. There were options to purchase any snacks onboard. The only advantage we had by choosing IB was that our bags were checked from DCA all the way to BCN. The flight was pretty uneventful. The weather again was great. It was bright and sunny and I took some pictures as we were approaching the city of Barcelona.

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Leaving MAD

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A speedway in Spain

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Approaching BCN. We would turn around and land here!!!

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Motorways around BCN

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I believe you can see the stadium of FC Espanyol

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Over the city of Barcelona

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Can see Nou Camp, home of FC Barca!!!

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Overview of BCN

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Another overview of the city (sorry about the glare)

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Can anyone from Barcelona guess which area this is?


Barcelona's coast line

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Making the final turn to line up for landing (sorry for the crookedness)

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Another picture (sorry for the crookedness again)

We landed in BCN and made it way out for baggage claim. Only to realize that our bags had already arrived on our originally scheduled flight, which meant we had to change terminals. We then had to clear security again to get to the other terminal. So we went through that entire process again and finally claimed our bags. We got out and got a taxi to take us to the apartment we had rented. It was pretty close to the beach and centrally located. We got settled into our apartment and we were ready to explore Barcelona for the next 3 days.

Some pictures from Barcelona...



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Made it on foot to Barceloneta

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Checked out the casino


Barceloneta Beach



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The Beach


Walk along the beach

Getting tired of walking, we decided to rent bicycles and roam around the city using them. It was a nice idea as we really felt like locals just roaming around. One thing we did was not to do touristy stuff. So we just checked out one or two main attractions of Barca, and the rest of the time, we had fun getting lost in the city on our bikes, and scooters the next day. It was a lot of fun and Barca is a city I'd definitely come back to any time.

Some more pictures...

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Awesome weather


Columbus Square


Went and checked out La Rambla


Riding our bikes on La Rambla


Found this little market area off of La Rambla

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Fresh fruit and veggies (so colorful)

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more fruit

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Catalunya Square

The next day, we rented scooters and decided to roam around Barcelona while also making it to check out Nou Camp. Then for the night, we decided to head over to the Barceloneta area and go to Shoko and the club next door.

More pictures...

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Roaming around on one of the streets


Trying to figure out where exactly we are

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While going to Nou Camp, ended up in L'Hopital (which was outside of Barcelona)

By the time we got to Nou Camp, the tours had closed down, so we just visited the official store for now. We would have to come back the next day again for the tour.

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The FC Barca Megastore

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Me in front of the jerseys...

After buying a couple of things from the megastore, we decided to go and have a couple drinks before we go out for the night. After driving around, we ended up getting drinks here, only because of the name of the bar  Smile

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Obama is famous in Barcelona as well!!!

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Our three drinks again. Became a nice theme throughout our trip

At night we made it to Shoko and the other club (who's name I can't remember right now). These places were quite interesting as I'd say 90% of the people here were American. In fact, I ran into a person from Upper Arlington (suburb of Columbus) at Shoko. Talk about a small world!!!

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Shoko

The next day, we tried to go to Nou Camp, the Gaudi Park and also Tibidabo. But were only successful in achieving the first 2.  Smile

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Driving to Nou Camp

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FC Barca

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Inside the stadium

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The seating

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The stadium again

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Gaudi Park


Gaudi Park

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View of the city from Gaudi Park

After the visit to Gaudi Park, we headed to the airport to pick up our rental car. We had one more night in Barcelona and the next day we were to depart for Monte Carlo. So we decided since we will have a car and a GPS, we will try to visit Tibidabo the next day along with the Sagrada Familia before we leave Barcelona.

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On our way to Tibidabo

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Some impressive architecture


Beautiful House

We got to Tibidabo only to find out that the cable car to take us there would not open till noon. And there was no way we could wait that long as we had a LONG drive ahead of us to Monte Carlo. So we just decided to check out Sagrada Familia and then head on towards Monte Carlo.

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So close yet so far

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Our rental car

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The Sagrada Familia

After visiting the Sagrada Familia, we set off for Monte Carlo. I will cover the drive to Monte Carlo as well as other areas in part 2 of my trip report. Hope you enjoyed it. I really appreciate the comments / suggestions...


My other trip reports
1. Delta: CMH - LAX - SBA - LAX - CMH W/ Pics
2. Trip To India (CMH-JFK-LHR) Part 1 (pics)
3. Trip To India (LHR-BOM) Part 2 (pics)
4. Trip To India (BOM-BLR-DEL-BOM) Part 3 (Pics)
5. Trip To India (Back To The US) Part 4 W/ Pics
6. CMH - ORD - MDW - CMH (AA & 1st Time On WN)
7. UA CMH-ORD-FWA For A Job Interview (Pics)
8. CMH-BWI-CMH For Iaeste NC 08 (Plenty Of Pics!)
9. TMS Trip To SFO On DL With A Lot Of Pics!
10. Trip To LAS From CMH On UA!
11. The Eurotrip! On DL, AA, FR With 100+ Pics!

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User currently offlineForce13 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 229 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 12296 times:

Nice TR! I like how you incorporated aviation, beer, sports and nightlife into it!


Do not taunt. Do not shake. Do not pander. Add coffee. Subject should be slightly human within an hour.
User currently offlineGreg99 From United States of America, joined Jun 2008, 25 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 12112 times:

Great trip report.

I grew up in Upper Arlington before coming out to California for college. Strangely, you find people from UA all over the place. I wish I was back there this weekend, though - Go Bucks!

Greg


User currently offlineRogerbcn From Andorra, joined Sep 2006, 1209 posts, RR: 20
Reply 3, posted (5 years 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 12027 times:

Hola Buck3y3nut!

I enjoyed reading your TR, it is always nice to see your hometown in the TRs.

Glad you had a great time in BCN.

Quoting Buck3y3nut (Thread starter):
Can anyone from Barcelona guess which area this is?

This is Plaça de les Glòries, where Diagonal and Gran Via meet.

Salut!

Roger



"At reise er at leve" H.C. Andersen (Travelling is Living)
User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (5 years 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 11848 times:

Hi there!

Excellent report, just by reading I feel like I am in the Bacelona area right now!  

Seriously, you guys picked one of the best cities in Europe (in the whole world)! I have spend there the last three "Christmas to New Year" vacations and it is definitely my favourite city for partying and for "have a warm climate in December/January"! 

Quoting Buck3y3nut (Thread starter):
ended up in L'Hopital

I know this street and building, I walked there along a lot of times in January. 

Again, great report!

Patrick

Edit: If you're interested, here is my Barcelona report from a few years ago: Booze, Bars, Barcelona - A Post Xmas Trip On Swiss (by Sabena332 Jan 4 2007 in Trip Reports)

[Edited 2009-09-11 15:54:26]

User currently offlineJeffrey1970 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 1336 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (5 years 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 11593 times:

I think that airport you were asking about is either College Park airport or Martin State airport near Baltimore.


God bless through Jesus, Jeff
User currently offlineSemsem From Israel, joined Jul 2005, 1779 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (5 years 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 11059 times:

It seems that IB are cutting on their meals. Two years ago we got a very good meal that came with a "real large delicious cake." Now it's just a "brownie" like so many airlines are serving.

Breakfast consisted of a croissant, a bluberry muffin, fruit and yoghurt. So it seems that the muffin is gone.

I thought that IB was great. But the crews were borderline friendly / rude. Also they don't give full mileage credit on Y tickets.


User currently offlineRichM From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 799 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (5 years 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 11011 times:

Excellent trip report! I enjoyed the photos. Ty  Smile

Rich


User currently onlineMIAspotter From Spain, joined Nov 2001, 2775 posts, RR: 24
Reply 8, posted (5 years 1 week 3 days ago) and read 10542 times:

Excellent TR!!

Glad you enjoyed BCN, I have been living here for 2 years now and loved every single minute even with it's highs and lows.

Funny thing you mention the Obama Bar, I saw it once while walking around Passeig de Gracia and made a mental note to take a pic of it.

MIAspotter.



I think, therefore I don´t fly Ryanair.
User currently offlineBuck3y3nut From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 880 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 10243 times:



Quoting Force13 (Reply 1):
Nice TR! I like how you incorporated aviation, beer, sports and nightlife into it!

Thank you for your comment. I'm glad you enjoyed the trip report.

Quoting Greg99 (Reply 2):
Great trip report.

Thank you!

Quoting Greg99 (Reply 2):
I wish I was back there this weekend, though - Go Bucks!

It was a fun weekend; however it would have been better had we beaten the Trojans  Wink

Quoting Rogerbcn (Reply 3):
Glad you had a great time in BCN.

Absolutely. BCN is now one of my fav. cities to visit. I will definitely not hesitate to go back there more often... Maybe next time I can go with my sig. other Big grin

Quoting Rogerbcn (Reply 3):
I enjoyed reading your TR, it is always nice to see your hometown in the TRs.

Thanks. I'm glad you enjoyed it. Maybe next I'm down there, you can show me around a bit and grab a couple of Mojitos  Wink

Quoting Jeffrey1970 (Reply 5):
I think that airport you were asking about is either College Park airport or Martin State airport near Baltimore.

Thank you... Always nice to spot an airstrip from the flight...

Quoting Semsem (Reply 6):
I thought that IB was great. But the crews were borderline friendly / rude. Also they don't give full mileage credit on Y tickets.

IB wasn't too bad. You're right about the crew. They are borderline friendly / rude. The "plastic" smiles seem to wear off 30 minutes into the flight. At least the flights were on time though... As far as miles go, I ended up collected 25% on my AA account instead. As this was a vacation anyways, I considered the miles as a bonus  Smile

Quoting RichM (Reply 7):
Excellent trip report! I enjoyed the photos. Ty

Thank You

Quoting MIAspotter (Reply 8):
Excellent TR!!

Thank You


User currently offlinePlaneHunter From Germany, joined Mar 2006, 6808 posts, RR: 77
Reply 10, posted (4 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 9668 times:

Great report with many nice pictures! Good to hear your IB experience was not too bad.

Quoting Buck3y3nut (Thread starter):
I have read many quality trip reports here on A.net and if I can even achieve 10% of that quality with this report, I will consider this trip report as a success.

You did a good job!

Quoting Buck3y3nut (Thread starter):
Genuine smiles on their faces for starts

On an IB long-haul flight? Are you sure?  Wink

Quoting Buck3y3nut (Thread starter):
I believe none of the IB fleet have personal IFE monitors in Y

Correct. I guess they won't have any in the next 20 years.  Wink

Quoting Buck3y3nut (Thread starter):
So, after and hour and 45 odd minutes, the dinner was served along with the drinks.

Very late.

Quoting Buck3y3nut (Thread starter):
No mood lighting here!

Don't forget it's IB...  Wink

Quoting Buck3y3nut (Thread starter):
If I remember correctly, the seat pitch wasn't anything to rave about. I seemed the normal 31".

I remember it was horrible when I flew on IB's A343 some years ago.


PH



Nothing's worse than flying the same reg twice!
User currently offlineBuck3y3nut From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 880 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 9272 times:



Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 10):
Great report with many nice pictures! Good to hear your IB experience was not too bad.

Thank you for the kind words. I guess IB did the job for me. Getting me from Point A to Point B w/o many frills. No biggie.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 10):
You did a good job!

Once again, thank you.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 10):
On an IB long-haul flight? Are you sure? Wink

Ha ha. Yeah. Those smiles only existed when we were boarding the plane. They seemed to have disappeared once we actually took off...

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 10):
Correct. I guess they won't have any in the next 20 years. Wink

lol...

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 10):
Very late.

True. Maybe cause I was sitting towards the back of the plane, but still very late...


User currently offlineFLIEGER67 From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 5170 posts, RR: 55
Reply 12, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 9215 times:

Hey, Buck3y3nut,

started reading you´re story some weeks ago and finished it finally now.

A good read and especially, you´re location pictures from Barcelona, real nice.

So, going for part deux, now.

Greetings,
Markus (FLIEGER67)



Next: Capital travel on schedule!.
User currently offlineAkhmad From Netherlands, joined Sep 2005, 2476 posts, RR: 53
Reply 13, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 9215 times:

Hi,

Nice and detailed report with lovely pictures. Great to see some impressions of BCN! Been there five years ago. It seems that you have seen a lot more than I have.

Quoting Buck3y3nut (Thread starter):
I am not a professional photographer; therefore the quality of some images isn't quite the best.

You don't say?

Cheers,
Suryo



Friends forever
User currently offlineBuck3y3nut From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 880 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 8850 times:



Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 12):
A good read and especially, you´re location pictures from Barcelona, real nice.

Thanks a lot Markus! Appreciate the comments...

Quoting Akhmad (Reply 13):
Nice and detailed report with lovely pictures.

Thank you Suryo!!!


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