First stop - tapas and beer...
Rioja, cheese and chorizo. Rooftop balcony = bliss...
View from our Rooftop terrace
First view of the Sargrada Familia, from the park
I found it really interesting that noone has a face/eyes except for the iteration of Gaudi on this facade representing the trial and death of christ.
View of Barcelona from the Sargrada Familia
omg more views (but still pretty fecking awesome!)
One of the stained glass windows
The other side, representing the birth of Christ
Me and Dan outside the giftshop
Dan at Barceloneta
Sculpture at Barceloneta
My first sangria... First of many
Paella, i.e. heaven and deliciousness all wrapped into one pan. I want to go to Spanish cooking classes to make this myself
Sweet stand at Boqueria Market
Sweets and nuts at Bouqueria Market
Chillis and fruit
Outside a bar on el Raval - Moritz beer (spanish). We both preferred Estrella Damm
Sign outside the Picasso Museum
The BEST Tapas we had!!
Snoozing woofer amongst serveral Spanish periodicals...
Dan and I at the top of Park Guell
View from Park Guell
One of the many beautiful art collages underneath the main park open space
One lone guy playing Spanish guitar. Was pretty eerie hearing it echo about around the columns.
One of the newer buildings in Poble Espanyol (in the big park - basically a shopping area for tourists really)
The little Spanish lane we went up in Poble Espanyol to go to Tablao de Carmen to watch a Flamenco show. The show was incredible.
Plaça de la Font - Tarragona (Tarraco)
One of the original walls of Tarragona
Tarragona Ampitheatre - built 2nd century AD. Crazy. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarragona_Amphitheatre
A portion of the unrestored part of the ampitheatre
where the gladiators used to exit (i think)
Mr Caesar Augustus
Tarragona Cathedral. Incredible, such an interesting tour. No photos of the interior as photography wasn't allowed.
Dan on a random staircase in Tarragona
Kitties live here!
Gazpacho. while not strictly Catalan (it's Andalucian really...) it's still awesome, and I ate it most days. There's something incredibly refreshing about cold tomato soup!!
View of the Sargrada Familia from La Pedrera
Dan and I at the top of La Pedrera
Scupltures at the top of La Pedrera
Dan and I at Ambar, the little bar pretty much next to our Apartment
Dan and I in the Metro
La Font Magica, fountains set with lights and music - amazing
La Font Magica
La Font Magica - Dan and I in front of one of the main fountains
Barceloneta, got prettty sunburnt this day... Sun isn't anywhere near as strong as home tho!