I suppose you have a better idea now of what I mean by “souls of Barcelona”. I invite you to visit areas away from the Ramblas where you are sure to find charming details and exciting surprises. You don’t have to wait for the official fair or “festa major” of an off-center neighborhood to go […]
Sometimes I go around the city looking for colors I cannot seem to find anywhere. Then I put on my Mexican eyeglasses, and I let them take me where only children and poets have been before.
If your holidays are still weeks away, take a walk around the city to relax for a bit, and look around for details that will take your mind off work, like the colorful paraphernalia on sale near the market place.
The time has stopped in this workshop of the El Poble Sec neighborhood. Such rips in the space-time continuum are not so common in Barcelona. Try to guess the year of the various events shown on the bills.
Barcelona is much more than the popular Ramblas or the Sagrada Familia. Each neighborhood has a charm of its own that makes it stand out from the rest. Here is the first photo of the “Souls of Barcelona” series which I took in the Clot. If you don’t know where it is, just check-out the […]