We spent two weeks in Barcelona and the Costa Brava. The city has changed a lot in the last seven years. Gentrification that we have become accustomed to is not as unique to Silverlake as we thought. Here are some pictures from the trip:
We began in Barcelona. There was a rally going on for Catalonian independence from Spain. The Catalonians have their own language and parliament but are recognized as a region of Spain and are subject to Spanish taxes and law:
There is a lot of street art in Barcelona. Some examples:
We liked the old architecture and local artists we saw. Check it out:
Some local artists' works:
We think we saw a ghost...
...and a stoned girl
Late one night we ended up chasing after some kid in an alley when we spotted him rockin our GRN Verde Shirt:
And almost got kicked out of this underground wine bar for taking flix:
Here's a picture of a speak-easy we stopped in:
After all that chasing and ghost seeing and security avoiding we needed a break. Off to the Costa Brava for some country livin...
Here's our GRN retreat:
and some pictures we took while in Costa Brava:
the door of perception:
Walkin down the beaches, lookin at the peaches...
Here's some advertising we thought was funny.
Checked out the Dali Museum:
Here's the man himself (he's the one on the right):
and some of his work:
We can't wait to go back there again. Until next time... THATS ALL FOLKS!