Nothing lights up a place like a child’s joy, a treasure that’s not hard to find in family-friendly Barcelona, Spain. This supremely walkable city boasts many playgrounds, but even the quietest of street corners is soon transformed into a play place with the addition of a few simple ingredients.
When I was digging through my travel photos from my recent trip to Spain’s Costa Brava region, I looked for a photo that I think captures daily life. I love this photo because it not only shows a thoroughly entranced child, it also includes passer-byes going about their normal routine amidst the narrow streets of medieval Barcelona.
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Sandra Foyt | Sandra Foyt is a storyteller, photographer, and road trip junkie. A veteran of six cross-country road trips, she drove Route 66, the Lincoln Highway, the fossil freeway, the extraterrestrial highway, and even “the loneliest road in America.” Find her on GetawayMavens.com, an award-winning destination guide to extraordinary travel in and from Northeast USA, on her portfolio site at SandraFoyt.com, and in freelance gigs on Family Travel 411, Minitime, Huffington Post, and Matador Network. Email: email@example.com, Twitter @SandraFoyt.