The Young Ladies of Avignon

11 things you did not know about Barcelona and its people

The famous Catalan capital is all together a swarm of people, music, frenzy colours, palm trees, flamboyant buildings – an ever buzzing city, pulsatile, alive.  The city of Gaudi, Picasso, Miro. The city of tapas, patatas bravas, churros and cava. There are many landmarks of this extravagant city and even more stories, legends and gossips whispered at every street corner and bodega. Some are just to enchant travellers, some are pure truth and some are a blend of the previous two. Thus on my recent trip to the magnificent city this May I got an earful of such tales – here is just a small selection for you. Continue reading