After the first night in
In order to keep my Google Map running
I was depending mostly on free wi-fi spots in the city and sadly my phone doesn’t always catch the signals properly.
That’s when the paper map came always beat technology.
Anyways! On our first day we explored the city on foot and visit a few Gaudi hotspots of
Na mijn allereerste nacht in Spanje, een goed ontbijtje van het hotel ontbijtbuffet en de Google Map brandend in mijn telefoon, waren ik en mijn familie helemaal blij en klaar om Barcelona te ontdekken!
Om mijn Google Map draaiende te houden, was ik ontzettend afhankelijk van de gratis wi-fi hotspots in de stad en helaas ving mijn telefoon deze signalen niet altijd optimaal op. Dit is waarom de papieren kaart altijd wint van dit soort dilemma’s.
Maar goed. Op onze eerste dag gingen we de stad te voet verkennen en we bezochten een paar Gaudi hotspots binnen Barcelona: Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló en de vele andere tijdloze gebouwen die zowel in oude en moderne jassen zijn gestoken. Barcelona, geen gebrek aan kunst en architectuur. En lekker eten, absoluut.
Of course when you visit Barcelona you visit this showpiece of a building: Sagrada Família. Designed by the great man Antoni Gaudi. The building means 'Holy Family'. As you can see the Holy Family is surrounded by scaffolds and deeply in
restorationwork in process. And that's a bummer of course because I want to witness this great basilica in her pure form but o well.
We didn't bought tickets to go inside and we just walked around this magnificent building and took visual note of the countless highly detailed and typical Gaudi's designs on the building. My favorites are these top pieces. Don't they look like fruits?! Please tell me they are fruit.
Spotting a futuristic one with the round windows.
Torre Agbar, doesn't it look like a pencil? Apparently at night it flashes a nice light show off the building.
This 'casa' is one of the things I really want to tick off of my Barcelona-Bucket list. Again, we didn't bought tickets to venture inside (long queues) but that's ok because the beholding from the outside is breathtaking.
A churros stop
@Xurreria Sagarda Família ♥♥♥3/5
Each bite into the churros left me sugar lipped.
One of the Spanish delicacy is the churros and sometimes labeled as the 'Spanish doughnut'. It is after all invented in Spain! And it's no suprise I'm a huge lover of this badboy food.
I've accidentally found this lovely small almost hidden in the wall churros & chips shop 'Xurreria Sagarda Família'. That's right, this family business is founded in 1950 and sells churros and chips!
Our service spoke barely English but we managed to order our churros and a stop at their toilet facility. Mine was churros with Nutella (€2,50), a choice whom quickly made. And what a rich delicacy! Maybe too rich because the Nutella overwhelmed the churros, leaving me more a mouthful of Nutella than pastry. I'll try their chips next time!