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activities in Barcelona

The beginning of February means calçots in our school garden. Oh yeah, it’s that time of the year again when we can’t stop eating this sort of Catalan “spring onions” dipped in the delicious “romesco” sauce.

We have a huge barbecue next to palm tree (which gives him warm feet). After some years of practise, Martijn and Serge are our absolute pro calçots makers! When they show us the steamed unions we just can’t stop eating, the students loved them too!!

During this feast we also celebrated the graduation day…It can be that there are some black fingers on the certificates but that is just a nice memory of their time at our school.

No matter in which time of year we go to Sitges, there is always a blue sky and a summery feeling. We walked around in our winter jackets and scarfs but at the end of our walk, through the city and along the beach, we enjoyed a cafe con leche in the first Chiringuito of Spain in just a t-shirt.

Yesterday we went to eat pintxos in one of our favourite streets in Barcelona. Calle Blai in Poble Sec. In the first bar La Esquinita, every student could choose 2 pintxos and the restaurant even prepared special pintxos for our vegan students. In the next bar Agusto, we had another drink and again 2 pintxos. The last bar we went to, Sasha, the cook prepared us some nice tapas, nachos, pan con tomate, sandwiches and manchego cheese with mango sauce. All delicious!!!

We met at 10:00 at the metro station Mundet last Saturday. With a nice clear blue sky above us and we walked to the entrance of parc del Labyrinth. This is a beautiful romantic green parc where it is never crowded. So good to start the weekend with a stroll along the waterfall and little creeks with the sound of birds in the background.

But the main goal was getting in and out of the Labyrinth! We divided in small groups and there was a price for the group who managed to come out of the maze the fastest. Everyone wanted to win and started to run!! We had a great time.

On Friday night we went to Sant Antoni to a small venue called JazzSíClub. We watch an amazing Flamenco show, vocal, guitar and two dancers. It was a great experience. After the show our teacher Dani took everyone to a nice tapas bar to enjoy patatas braves and pan con tomate.

We like to take our students to barrios where they might not go so very often. So we went for tapas in Poble Nou. We started with Catacroquet to taste all different kind of croquettes, after that we walked to Rambla del Poblenou and had patatas braves, hummus, olives and pan con tomate at Monopol. For the last bar we choose La Pubilla del Taulat which has been there sinds 1886. We had a fun night and it wasn’t easy to be at school on time the next day but we alle made it.