“Are you telling me that you built a time machine... out of a DeLorean?”
Marty McFly, Back to the Future
IN A CITY that is both mar and muntanya (sea and mountain) Barcelona has no shortage of stairs. There is, however, a set that is less well-known. This secret stairway winds itself up from the upper part of the Sarrià neighbourhood, starting at the world-renowned Montserrat school and delivers you into the main square of the village of Vallvidrera. Now, if you were to climb these 477 steps you would surely be tired but happy to enjoy the best views of the city of Barcelona.
Let’s say you devise a strategy to make those 477 steps a little ...