Manso, 42 – 08015 Barcelona
Tel. 93 424 06 28
A good traditional and modern tapas bar, with not many tourists very close to Hostal Residencia Australia
Bohemica shows a retro decoration and a selection of tapas called 1900 and another called 2000.
The 1900 tapas would be the traditional as the “patatas bravas” the brave potatoes , “buñuelos de bacaloo” fried cod in batter, small squids, roasted beef croquets and many more.
The 2000 selection would be a more creative one , grilled foie, the micuit , a beef carpaccio served with apple foam, tuna sashimi pizza, hare cannelloni ( Rabbit, more or less)
Frances Gimeno is the chef.
The cured meats are good and also try a beverage very difficult to find and very typical of cataluna, “el vermut casero”.
For some nice tapas you might end up spending around 20 to 25 euros per person.
Please enjoy my tip of the day
Today I recommend an interesting day out in Callela, a small town right next to Barcelona and on the coast. On the 12th and 13th of June they celebrate a medieval fare showing Catalan life back in the good old days.
Just imagine what life would have been like. No need for manners, you could be filthy as a pig and still be loved. Nothing like fighting until death for your loved one. Things have not changed since then, have they? . When we wanted a girl we would just show up and chop off any competitors head. Yes things were good in the old days.
I have just read through the programme they advertise and it seems like fun.
You will be able to experience what is was like to hunt with a hawk.
You will be able to make a tapestry for Grandma or some warm underwear.
You will learn how to shape boulders for house building. This seems very practical for present day recession awareness
You will learn how to make plates, bottles, cure headaches with herbs.
And of course you will be able to eat what they were eating back then. This I am really looking forward as I have always wanted to have a wild boar for myself as in Asterix and Obelix
See you all there
Me he quedado sorprendido de la falta de información de los gobiernos locales durante el caos aéreo vivido el mes pasado. Es importante que el viajero sepa que Europa aun estando unida es una región desunida. Las fronteras existen y cada país es soberano de su existencia. Si alguien se encuentran que quiera viajar de España a Francia en transporte publico es mas fácil pensar en viajar hasta una frontera , cruzar y desde allí coger otro transporte. Existen muchos trenes y autobuses desde los pueblos de las fronteras ya que es lógico que los ciudadanos necesiten viajar por su país. Pero existen muy muy pocos trenes y autobuses que crucen fronteras. Espero que este consejo les ayude si algún día se encuentren atascados en Barcelona.
A day trip from Barcelona
Banyoles is a small town about 100 km from Barcelona. This link takes you to the google maps.
It takes about an hour to get there but the trip is worthwhile because of the scenery and it´s famous lake.
What I find interesting in Banyoles is a new museum that has been opened that consists of a real reconstruction of a Neolicthic village. This is the only one of it´s kind on the Iberian peninsula.
Parc neolític de la draga
The remains and ruins date back from 5200 BC
Now this can be good fun to see what the village would have looked like 7 thousand years ago.
Did they have star bucks?
Now the only way to see the village is to organise in advance a visit Tel. 972 57 64 99