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Barcelona – Mercat St. Josep La Boqueria | | Funky Wellies Random Thoughts
After my teaser post for The Gallery yesterday, I thought I would start my review of our magnificent holiday in Barcelona with a food related post. I will of course write about the fantastic evening meals we had, but for now we will concentrate on the food shopping! La Boqueria is located off La Rambla, one of Barcelona's most touristic streets. This is not where I would personally recommend eating. As it was quite late on our first night we had tapas in a café there, but it was overpriced and of average quality. The food market, however, is something entirely different. I have honestly never seen such a plentiful, colourful, wonderful display in my life: Every possible species of fish was presented on the beds of ice, some of them we had never heard of before, and many crabs and lobsters could be seen moving Mountains of fresh vegetables and fruit, both local and exotic, also dried fruit and fresh juices, and without a doubt the biggest cherries ever A wide selection of meat, with