This is a picture I took a few years back in the Sarrià neighborhood. On some quiet streets of Barcelona, people who live on the ground floor actually grow plants and flowers in pots they keep just outside their door.
Boasting more than 245 parks and gardens, Barcelona is definitely greener than most capitals. In addition, strollers can admire flowered balconies, and tree-filled patios all over the city.
Since time immemorial, artists have been drawn to Barcelona where light has a special quality which makes everything look more attractive, including the most unlikely urban details. In the capital city of Catalonia, beauty is everywhere.
This week I have taken out my Mexican glasses to view the bursting colors of spring decking the buildings of the Poblenou area. But you know as well as I do that Barcelona is just as beautiful in black and white!
Spring is back. All the more reason this week to celebrate life in full color!
The first railway line of the Iberian Peninsula was launched in 1848. It connected the cities of Barcelona and Mataró. It was designed by Miquel Biada i Bunyol, a Catalan businessman native of Mataró. Since that time, Barcelona has played a major role in the development of rail transport. A big step forward was taken […]
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