The nave of La Sagrada Familia.  The tall columns are modeled after trees.

The nave of La Sagrada Familia, a massive cathedral designed by Antonio Gaudi.

Four awesome things in Barcelona:

1.) Tickets

Tickets is a tapas restaurant owned and run by the Adria brothers (of El Bulli fame).  It’s considered one of the toughest places in the world to get a table…as in nearly impossible.  The only method is a rushed online booking, exactly 3 months beforehand, when a limited number of seats are made available.  But since we’re drifting across Europe at whatever speed our momentum takes us, planning that far ahead wasn’t an option. Continue reading