A Visit to Barcelona's El Born a City Within a City

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Religious crosses and pendants

 

Rosaries and religious beads….religion was a huge part of the Catalonians lives

 

Beautiful ceramic plates

 

Glass bottles and oil jars...

A couple of new and modern incentives to also visit El Born CC

L'Espai Gastronomic Del Born CC--

The restaurant housed here, "L'espai Gastronomic del Born CC" which serves tapas that are  very historically Catalan in flavor
Taking a history break….
The Llibreria Del Born--

 

A very large bookstore containing loads of historical books about Barcelona and its past
 

 

The bookstore also carries some local goods like olive oils and reproduction maps, archeological plans, etc…..all great little souvenirs.

 

 

And after your history tour, you're back outside in "historic" Barcelona---it's always a living history here in this beautiful city that holds so much from its past….

 

 

A neighboring building to El Born CC

 

Santa Maria del Mar Cathedral

 

Barcelona definitely sits at the top of my list of favorite cities to visit and I hope I am lucky enough to get back there soon! It never gets old or boring--there are always new little nooks and crannies of old and new treasures to find! 
 

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Tina Trevino

Tina Trevino is the Senior Design Director of KBL Group Intl. Ltd. in NYC and manages their large creative design team and Director Community Relations for Latin Business Today. She shares all of her insight on upcoming fashion trends for the season with her team to start the collaborative design process. The company specializes in sweaters, knits and wovens. It provides product for ladies, men, contemporary, jr, and children. Tina specializes in coordinating directly with large US retailers to design exactly into their targeted customer needs. With many years under her belt in the industry, she has also gained the ability to go beyond the fashion component and help to work through sourcing, fitting, production and merchandising issues as well.