Barcelona, Spain – La Sagrada Familia- making a Gaudi church

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Rate our ReviewsSome time ago, I wrote about César Manrique who made his home island of Lanzarote a piece of art. Barcelona has such a person as well. He is Antoni Gaudi, who once decided that he wanted to build a church. Not a huge thing. Just a church. But this wouldn’t be just an […]

Madrid, Spain – bullfight anyone?

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Rate our ReviewsI do not support the idea of bullfights. For me killing bulls for entertainment is just cruel. But my beloved Spain is famous for bullfights and Madrid’s magnificent bullring devoted to this “sport” is considered one of the most important in the world. People can visit the “Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas” […]

Barcelona, Spain – Four Gaudi’s

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Rate our ReviewsUnless you’re a huge football fan like me – in which case F.C. Barcelona’s Nou Camp stadium is your number one place to visit – chances are you’ll associate Barcelona with the architecture of Antoni Gaudi. Most of his works are in Barcelona, including his (still in progress) magnum opus La Sagrada Familia, […]

Gran Canaria, Spain – Spring 24/7

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Rate our ReviewsSpring is when everything comes to life. Flowers bloom, animals awake and come out of hiding. Farmers and gardeners plant seeds and temperatures slowly rise. Spring is the season of new beginnings, new chances and new opportunities. Spring is Nature’s way of saying, “Let’s go and have a party!”. But the seasons change. […]

Spain -Picos de Europa, the peaks of Europe

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Rate our ReviewsIn the legend world, these mighty peaks were named after the Phoenician princess Europa, who was abducted because of her great beauty, by the great, god Zeus. However,in reality, the peaks were named because the mountains are visible to ships sailing into Europe from the Americas.The Picos de Europa was my first, proper, […]