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Cities, Culture and Art

Cities, Culture and Art / 10.08.2012

A journey to Costa Brava, with its beautiful coast, delightful hamlets and lovely landscapes wouldn’t be complete without visiting Girona, the capital city of the province. [caption id="attachment_10382" align="alignnone" width="599"] Girona, The Barri Vell[/caption] With its tidy and well-preserved historical centre and the relaxed atmosphere, Girona is likely to rapidly win your heart and you might end...

Cities, Culture and Art / 05.06.2012

Eccentric, highly imaginative, ironic, egomaniac, excessive, provocative, so many adjectives have been applied to Salvador Dali’s multi-faceted personality of and none can properly define him because Dali is all of them altogether and much more. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="599"] Dali House, Interior[/caption] There’s no better way to understand Dalì’s long and prolific artistic career than a journey to...

Cities, Culture and Art / 29.05.2012

Every year, in May, Girona celebrates Spring with Temps de Flors, the floral festival decorating the Barri Vell - the historical city - with striking colors and beautiful shapes. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="597"] Girona, Temps de Flors. Yellow Gerberas[/caption] What makes the Temps de Flors Festival so special? Launched 57 years ago as a small flower exhibition and...

Cities, Culture and Art / 23.03.2012

I visited Berlin more than 20 years ago, at a time when the world was so different. [caption id="attachment_8360" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Soldier Conrad Schumann Escape from East Berlin[/caption] The Berlin Wall, built in August 1961 by the German Democratic Republic to isolate East Berlin from the ‘evil’ West, had just fallen but the division between Western and...

Cities, Culture and Art / 08.03.2012

A trip to Berlin wouldn't be complete without a visit to Potsdam and the magnificent palaces within Sanssouci Park, witnessing the power of the Prussian Kingdom. [caption id="attachment_21987" align="alignnone" width="750"] Potsdam, One of the Entrances of Sanssouci Park[/caption] Sannsouci and Potsdam Parks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1990 Sanssouci Castle, commissioned by Friedrich the Great in 1744, is...