We knew it was going to cost us a bit to eat here so we decided to take matters into our own hands. There’s a huge El Corte InglÃ©s across the street from the hotel and they have a grocery store in the basement.
After we got up from our siesta, we walked over there and laid in a supply of bottled water and non-perishable food stuffs for about 20 euro which will feed us for a few days. That is a huge weight off our shoulders. Rather than pay 15 euro each for breakfast in the hotel we have a package of muffins and some granola bars we can take to the nearby Starbucks and have a continental breakfast for just a few euros.
We’ll still eat out, but we have some sustaining snacks to get us through in a pinch.
After we dropped the supplies back in the hotel we went out again to see The Mercat de la Boqueria, or simply La Boqueria which is an open air market featuring fruits, vegetables, meats and fish all displayed quite nicely.
We plan on doing a bit of shopping at the bocaria during our visit. I’ll leave you with a few pictures of what will be dancing through my head after I hit the hay here in a bit…