Travel Blogs from Sabadell
... Our last morning there we spent roaming one of the main shopping streets that Casa Batllo, a house that is one of Gaudi's masterpieces, is also found on. I found it neat to actually see his work in Parc Guell and then this house after having studied his impact on Spanish architecture and culture in one of my Laurier Cultural Studies classes. But since school is so demanding here, I wasn't thinking this on vacation ;)
Next destination: Valencia
... along the side to become a shopping haven for visitors from all over. I got side tracked by a famous market, Mercat La Boqueria,in a side street where I was delighted by the sight of fresh produce from exotic fruit to sheep heads and intestines. I loved also seeing the artists at work at the end of the street. I stopped at the first one and witness how the artist transformed three friends in cartoon characters on paper within 15 minutes. Just enough time to have a chat ...
... and apparently so does everyone else in Barcelona. It looked like videos you see of Black Friday, it was absolute chaos. I didn't even try on what I bought because I had to get out of there. There was like 50 people in line at the checkout, but it moved so fast because they had at least 10 cashiers. While at the mall I also tried some churros. I had read about them while doing my research for the trip and I had a hard time finding any, even ...
... Metro, it was a long walk to Park Guell and along the way we were offered beautiful views of Sagrada Familia. Along the way to the parks there were tons of souvenir sellers. Most of them were of North African, Indian and Arabic descents. But the weird thing is they had set up all their gear on sheets on the ground. One guy had ear rings hooked on top of an umbrella. One of these umbrellas caught Lucky’s eyes and she bought a few ear rings for herself.
We continued our ...
... as Gaudi's, but a very lovely Cathedral just the same. There was a choir singing as I entered and I soon discovered that they were rehearsing for a concert in the Cathedral within the next ½ hour so I sat and waited for the concert to begin.
It was the Pacific Boys Choir from San Francisco and some 45 boys ranging in ages from about 10 – 17 took part. It was a treat ...
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