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Travel Postcards / 20.02.2012

Besides the most famous architectural gems by Gaudì, Barcelona Modernisme displays a large number of interesting buildings which can be seen following the 'Ruta del Modernisme' path. This house stroke me for the exquisite details of the balconies, with the finely wrought iron balustrades, the colorful ceramic tiles and the carved columns decorating the windows. As most...

Travel Postcards / 01.01.2012

At the heart of the lovely Barrìo Gotico - the Gothic Quarter - Barcelona Cathedral of the Holy Cross, dedicated to Saint Eulalia, is a wonderful example of Gothic architecture. Apart from the stunning interior an the awesome gargoyles on the top of the façade, the internal cloister dating back from the mid 15th Century is a little...

Travel Postcards / 26.11.2011

  It's no mystery that I am wild about Barcelona. I love everything about this vibrant city: architecture, people, life. And the sea. As soon as there is a ray of sunshine, I like heading to Port Vell - Barcelona Old Harbor - and look at the slowly rocking boats. From there, I always enjoy walking along the...

Travel Postcards / 18.11.2011

  Perched on a hill overlooking the Spanish city of Granada, the Alhambra is one of the most beautiful examples of Islamic architecture. Besides the amazing structure of the Alhambra Palace, what catches the eye are the stunning Moorish carvings, looking like a refined lace and strongly influenced by the Byzantine tradition flourishing in the Middle East....

Cities, Culture and Art / 11.07.2011

One of the most fascinating regions of Spain, Andalusia is a little gem for those who are wild about history, excellent food, dramatic landscapes and contrasts. Andalusia is mostly identified with Malaga, Sevilla, Granada and Cordoba. However, there are off-the-beaten-track spots that are well worth a stay for a few days: such as Antequera. You might never...

Sea & Beaches / 02.09.2010

Once a small fishermen village, in the early 20th Century Cadaques became an important cultural centre with its wild landscape attracting world-famous artists such as Picasso, Chagall, Man Ray, Garcìa Lorca, Luis Bunuel and many others. [caption id="attachment_3659" align="alignleft" width="601"] Cadaqués, un soir d'été. Photo Courtesy Fœtal on Flickr[/caption] However, the Catalan town owes its fame mostly...