MERCAT de la BOQUERIA....Many of the colorful side streets off of the Rambla have designer shops that you would find all over the world. They may be housed in buildings a little more unique and elegant, but they have the same goods. For a little bit of a different selection with a lot more color and very interesting smells, a stroll through the Mercat de la Boqueria is a must.

I've been to markets around the world. I always enjoy them and this was no exception. Lots of things remain the same at any of these markets. More unusual for me were the rows of pig legs for sale. If it comes with a hoof still on it, I don't know how to begin cooking it. And, I'm even more uncertain where to begin when you have the entire pig!


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