Barcelona 2023

Memories from our 2023 trip to Barcelona, Spain. Noticeably different from Mardid and thoroughly enchanting. And yes, even more food pictures sprinkled among sights!

Be sure to check out the companion Madrid album - Madrid - 2023 .

Trains and platforms in Madrid Atocha station
Our IRYO bullet train - note 'flat' stairs to train -- great for luggage!
This is our train -- Italian made
Train interior - standard class car
Train # 6091 -- top speed was 300 km/hour
Inside the Barcelona Sant station
Bathroom in Barcelona Sant station - worth every cent of my euro!
Buying Metro tickets at the handy vending machines - Sant train station
Sonia among the jamon!
Jamon "on the bone"
A little liquid [vermouth & beer] refreshment with our jamon sandwich
Enrique Tomas: My half of a jamon sandwich -- late lunch
View from our Lleo Hotel room balcony looking towards Plaza de Catalunya
View from our Lleo Hotel room balcony looking towards Universitat
Castle of Three Dragons
Detail of tower Castle of Three Dragons [with pigeon netting]
Castle of Three Dragons - another view
Wide Avenue [Passeig de Colom] heading towards the Columbus monument
Columbus statue with cable car in background
Barcelona's Port Cable Car (Transbordador Aeri del Port)