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.
The sky is overcast these days, and I am craving for bright colors. I have slipped on my special glasses, and decided to walk around my neighborhood. This is what I saw this morning.
These days I have been walking around the capital city of Catalonia looking for the letter “B” of Barcelona. Here I found one I really liked.
Barcelona is known for its Modernistic architecture. The mansions of that time are quite huge, and most of them no longer belong to wealthy families. We can see here a detail of the Vil•la Florida which has been converted into a community center. It is located in the Sant Gervasi-La Bonanova neighborhood.
On the slope of the Montjuïc hill, lies the “Font de la Guatlla” neighborhood. It seems that time goes at a slower pace there than downtown. The only difference with a mountain village is that there are no goats roaming around its steep streets. It is one of the quietest areas of Barcelona.
You probably think that washing your clothes and hanging them out to dry is a simple task. In Barcelona there is almost always some wind blowing, and this basic house chore can be a real challenge. Nine times out of ten, you find your sheets tangled up on the clothesline like rolled tortillas, and just […]