How about a touch of color to start the week off right. Throughout the year in Barcelona there are dozens of special days and celebrations which convert streets and ramblas into open-air markets. There is no way we can stay at home when there are so many bargains around the corner!
Bon Sant Jordi a tothom! On April 23rd, it is the Diada de Sant Jordi. St George is the patron saint of Catalunya since 1456. On that day we also celebrate culture and love: its A Book & A Rose day all over the province.
It looks like Heraclitus got his inspiration from Barcelona when he said that nothing endures but change. The city is growing at a staggering pace. Everyday old factories are walled up, and new buildings crop up all over the place. At least people do not get bored when walking their dogs.
Every time I go back to a given neighborhood, I find small or big changes. However, the urban landscape evolves at a slower pace than human telltale signs of life. Reality drifts by at a steady pace. Even the smallest details of our daily lives are always different, and never repeat themselves in the exact […]
Here is the “Hospital Sant Pau” which was designed by the Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. If you like modernist art, the visit of this complex is a must. After years of intensive work it has been restored to its former glory. Today Sant Pau is no longer a hospital but a world-acclaimed Knowledge […]