Saturday, July 23, 2016

Postcards from Barcelona: Part 1

All from our first day in Barcelona-- this day really marked the start of us falling in love with this city. Without sounding like a cliched sap, everything was perfect! The weather, the people, the food, the sights, the sounds, the skies (bluest I have ever seen!), the architecture-- everything exceeded my expectations. :)

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La Rambla. One of the first places we hit-- to look for a bite!

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Plaça Reial. This was an unexpected find during our aimless walk. The vibrant intricate yellow buildings (and Spanish balconies) and flamboyant palm trees stole my heart instantly.

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Barcelona Port. Our aimless walk led us to here! Another unexpected but VERY pleasant surprise-- I didn't expect the city to be THIS close to the sea!

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El Chipiron, Maremagnum. Finally, a proper lunch. And cheers to a reunion in such a beautiful place!

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Plaça Reial. Them palm trees though.

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Barcelona Port. Never pass up a chance to do the flamenco! :P

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La Rambla. Spring/ summer means colorful blooms everywhere!

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La Rambla (alley). Looks like something that comes from my skillful hands... :D

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Passeig de Gracia. Also known as THE shopping street.

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Near our hotel in Eixample.

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Barcelona Port. My first time seeing the Mediterranean sea... and it does not disappoint! The prettiest shade of blue/ green...

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La Rambla. With my best buds!

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La Rambla.

Abstract print bias hem dress: AZORIAS
Leather peplum hem: Korea
Layered beaded necklace: Korea
Laced-up pumps: Zara
Bag: Balenciaga