You must have been to El Born, if you have been to Barcelona. And if you haven’t, then you must pass by this edgy artistic neighborhood, when you visit. Yes, you have probably read artistic in all my Barcelona posts, well, I guess I consider Barcelona a city full of art.
This neighborhood is so exquisite, it is the perfect area to explore it’s squeezing small streets. You will find many local designers and shops that are urging to be discovered.
El Born yells out medieval with it’s original ancient architecture, today mixed with modern designers and museums. You can find Picasso museum and many other museums. Not much of space for cars to walk, but lots of space for people to walk around.
Meet Barcelona’s Arch de Triomf built in 1888. “What is with Arch de Triomf in Europe?” This neighborhood attracts young artists and so you will find all their streets and houses decorated. The day in Barcelona never ends.Enjoy your walk, your food, your drink. Find activities, markets and festivals happening. Enjoy the little taste of bliss in El Born. Find out more about Barcelona
Always leave the best for last, although sometimes it also isn’t the best thing to do given the nature of life and how unpredictable things are, but gladly I must say, today was fantastic. Started my day with my cousin Darine, biking to the beach sight to watch the sunrise, returned my gorgeous bicycle and started my walk between my favorite streets in Barcelona. Starting point was Gracia, to send most of my time in my favorite area taking it down to Sagrada Familia, down to the center of Catalina, Ramblas, Gottica and El Born. Getting lost between streets, finding incredible finds, and the deepest jewels are always in the lowest bottom end of the ocean, so you got to keep digging until you find shops, people, and wisdom that you will always and forever remember. This life we live in, if it is lived without art surrounding us, then it truly is missing out on the best there is. Don’t settle down for less than the art you enjoy, the art you connect with, the art you can use to speak for you. Art is in everything.
When it is time to say goodbye, it is also time to listen to songs you relate to and sing them out loud: Riding through the city on my bike all day cause the filth took away my license It doesn’t get me down and I feel okay Cause the sights that I’m seeing are priceless. You might laugh, you might frown Walkin’ round the mid town… Sun is the sky Oh why, Oh why would I wanna be anywhere else? Sun is in the sky Oh why, oh Why would I wanna be anywhere else?