Category: Festival

Saints, Sweets & Horse Poo

Every March, in the barrio of Gràcia, is the historic festival of Sant Medir. Groups of locals ride around on horses, lorries and waves of nostalgia, accompanied bands of wondering minstrels, throwing literally tonnes of sweets to people in the streets. All jolly good fun, especially if you […]

A Knight’s Tale

Once upon a time there was a nasty dragon who lived in a cave above Barcelona. To keep him happy the locals fed him a virgin every day. (100% of the daily recommended dose). Unfortunately, the townsfolk were rapidly running out of acceptable women and were on the […]