Whew, yesterday was a hell of a long day. But we toughed it out and got on an almost proper sleep schedule (these Spaniards really stay up late!).

La Boqueria was the first stop today for breakfast. Wow, what an experience. La Boqueria is an open air market with all sorts of fruits and veggies, meats, and ready-to-eat food available. It’s like the farmer’s market on steroids. You can find some crazy stuff there, too, like tripe, cow tongue, and even goat brain (we have the pics to prove it, but we’ll spare you the details). Anyway, we eventually settled on some sort of falafel sandwich and a wrap with some sort of magical rice and veggies in it, cuz it was awesome.

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We then hopped on the bus and rode over to La Sagrada Familia, which is most definitely the most impressive church I have ever seen. The photos below are raw and untouched, but even after we get home and tweak them they won’t do it justice. The 3ish hours we spent there would have made the entire two day stay in Barcelona worth it, even of we did nothing else. The thing is an absolute masterpiece. If you’re ever here, spend the hour in line to get inside for sure. We don’t even know what else to say. We’ll toss up a full bevy of photos in their own post after we get back, but you’ll have to settle for this right now.

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Even little details like stair wells are amazing looking.
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Awesome. Anyway, back on the bus, a quick pit stop for a sandwich…

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…and we arrive at Park Güell, designed by Antoni Gaudi, the same gentleman who designed La Sagrada Familia (which we liked, in case you missed that above). Again, it was quite cool, and a hike to the top of the park provided a great view of Barcelona.

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Tune in later for a run down of dinner, which didn’t disappoint…