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... t let the name fool you into believing it is a pub like bar or 'beer house.’ It absolutely is not. As Americans, we eat a little earlier than our Spanish friends, so we got there at the perfect time, right before the rush and long wait times starting 8:30 pm. Regardless, we needed to be done earlier so we could make it to Gaudi’s La Pedrera for our nighttime, after hours tour. If you know me, you know I am fascinated by the way cities light up at night, ...
1. Sagrada Familia. Anthony declared it as his favorite site of the trip and one of the top 3 favorite cathedrals he's ever seen. It was amazing to witness how much progress ...
... the vinegar they will know which acetaia, as well as which batch, it came from.
I know I've gone into great length about vinegar but I am always awe struck by the care that goes into making artisanal food products. I have found such passion and love for producing quality food here in Europe and while we do have those types of artisans in the states, I think our fast food culture is doing us a disservice. So when I come home I'm going to ...
... to manage the numbers.
Came back to apartment for lunch - baguettes are only 0.45Euro here (about 75cents) so even cheaper than Paris. We also indulged in some Iberian ham (like prosciutto) - very delicious. The pastries here are also amazing, and much cheaper than Paris.
After a bit of a rest, we caught the Metro to La Rambla, where everyone goes rambling... The main market off La Rambla, Mercuriat de Boquiera, was a bit ...
... the city.
We have visited many churches in our travels but Barcelona is the home to the most unique church I have seen, La Sagrada Familia. This structure has been under construction for more than 100 years and is slated to be completed in 2016. Although we do know that much about architecture, it is clear to our untrained eyes that Gaudi, the architect, marched to a different drummer than his contemporaries and set in motion a whole new way to vision form ...
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