Barcelona Doors

door2I have this fascination with doors – its true! I have a Pinterest board brimming with doors, and Barcelona was a city made just for me when it came to the door side of life.

Here is a pictorial retrospective of some of the spectacular doors of Barcelona. Continue reading “Barcelona Doors”

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Barcelona – Sight seeking

archandbubblesBarcelona is a beautiful and picturesque city, and I had to show some serious restraint to not continuously take photos … obviously I had to walk from time to time!!!

So, here is a quick peek of what rocked my boat “Sight Seeking” wise in Barcelona – check out the upcoming post dedicated to doors (little known secret, I have a thing for a good door! And Barcelona had them in spades!) Continue reading “Barcelona – Sight seeking”

Gaudi – Part Two

After our amazing experience at Park Güell, we needed to check out the other iconic Gaudi buildings in Barcelona.  Unfortunately our budget only extended to viewing from the outside, however even this was a bit mind blowing!

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Casa Batlló

I have to say, my favourite would have to be Casa Batlló, with its blue dragon scaled roof it felt rather Tolkien-esk, with a little Harry Potter thrown in there.  For sure, next visit to Barcelona and we will fork out the €20 odd per person to go explore inside.  Least awesome for me was La Sagarda Familia – I am aware saying this puts me in the 2% of the world.  Yes, I was in awe of its audaciousness and grandeur, but compared to Park Güell and the two Casa’s, I felt that much of the Gaudi magic was not there … Continue reading “Gaudi – Part Two”