Since the end of the economic downturn, the Barcelona neighborhood of El Parc i la Llacuna del Poblenou has been going through a total makeover. This area which was completely transformed at the time of the Summer Olympics of 1992 is changing at a rapid pace. Instead of being restored, most old factories of the […]
The Hostafrancs neigborhood is home to one of the numerous Barcelona markets. One can find in this area character buildings and modern condos. I particularly like to play around with geometric shapes like the glass blocks we can see here.
The sun is too hot, and the beach is too crowded. Let us wander off the beaten track and cool off in areas where boarded-up houses and abandoned factories are still standing.
You could take advantage of the holidays to tidy up around the house. If your drawers look like the one in the picture, it may be time to plan a summer cleaning before you set sail.
Located across from the Montjuïc hill, the harbor of Barcelona occupies all the south side of the city. It includes various areas: one for pleasure boats, one for cruisers, another one for cargo ships and a huge section devoted to container ships. Here we can see the Estació del Morrot.
In Barcelona each neighborhood has its own market. The most popular one is the Boquería located on the main Rambla where tourists flock all year around.