Friday, July 31, 2015

Getting Lost on the Streets of Barcelona

When I close my eyes I see the narrow alleys of Barcelona with flags and clothes hanging from balconies of tall Gothic buildings. The heat and humidity of summer afternoons, children playing in El Gracia, skateboarders of El Raval, sidewalk patios of Eixample, thousands of tourists with their backpacks on the front because of pickpockets walking Las Ramblas, and the old man sipping Catalonian wine and feeding birds on the shore, all contribute to the identity of Barcelona as a city.

Every afternoon many young people gather around Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona in El Raval and practice their skateboarding skills. Some also play soccer or practice dance moves. El Raval is an interesting neighborhood in Barcelona that is old and multicultural. It certainly worth visiting.


  1. Barcelona is one of the beautiful city in the world and I am honoured to be a citizen of this city. Yes, I am a Barca lover.

  2. Barcelona is one place which I want to visit and experience street life of it. Going to keep this post with myself, great post, thanks for sharing it