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”

Park Güell – Barcelona

One of the must do’s in Barcelona is pretty much anything Gaudi (Antoni Gaudi), and you may be forgiven for forgetting that Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali spent any time in Barcelona at all – ok, thats no fair, they are all favoured children of Barcelona, but Gaudi is the favourite child amongst them all!!!img_1329

Essentially, Eusebi Güell commissioned Antoni Gaudi to create a residential park estate for the well-to-do in Barcelona, however it never really took off.  What eventuated was a number of structures set over a large parkland that defy the imagination.  Dr. Seuss and his myriad of characters would be well at home in these parklands. Continue reading “Park Güell – Barcelona”