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Unusual Destinations / 10.11.2012

I was captivated by the unexpected beauty of the Costa Brava, its small enchanting hamlets, the traditions still surviving. Enchanting Hamlets: Peratallada and Pubòl Strolling along the narrow streets of Peratallada is like stepping back into ancient times. I couldn't stop taking photos, halting at every corner, admiring the beauty of the old houses made of stones, the...

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...

Travel Postcards / 01.07.2012

Barcelona Gothic Quarter - the Barrì Gothic - with its historical buildings, the typical narrow streets and its bursting life is one of my favorite areas of the Catalonia Capital. The neighbourhood hosts some of the main monuments, like the Cathedral and the stunning Church of Santa Maria del Pi, the Picasso Museum and the breathtaking Palau...

Travel Postcards / 17.06.2012

In art and architecture, I have opposed tastes. On one side, I like simple, clean and elegant shapes - as for instance in the Guggenheim Museum in New York and in Bilbao. Similarly, my favorite churches are the Romanesque ones, of which I like the pureness of the shapes. With a few exceptions, I'm not really fond of baroque...

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...