Graffiti scarification. At Park Guell, people mark the cactus so future tourists can see that they were there and they were douchebags.
I’m sure I’ve never seen a sign for a detective agency before. But within days of seeing this, I come across a New Yorker article excerpting Mavis Gallant’s diary from Spain, in 1952. She mentions the ubiquity of signs for detective agencies in Barcelona! Who knew?
Gaudi’s Casa Batlló.
Recycling depot with a book-exchange rack and a used-clothing-for-charity collection box.
The presentation and form factor of the Jamón ibérico is sufficiently iconic that you can buy an inflatable non-meat version.
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