Author Archive | Noel

Girona, Spain – Key attractions to see and photograph

 Girona, Spain – Key attractions to see and photograph Girona, Spain is just over an hour and a half train ride from Barcelona along the scenic Costa Brava region.  It’s a charming city with a historic center, retaining many of its medieval appeal and well-preserved architecture. The old center is walkable with most of the attractions located along both sides […]

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Where Am I – Please don’t tell

  Where Am I, please don’t tell!   But if you do, I would really like to know about…….                 What time of year did you go visit? (For me – I visited December 2012)                       Name a favorite dish that you tried.                    What was your favorite tourist site?   What souvenir did you […]

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Montjuic Park

Mossen Costa i Llobera garden in Barcelona – an exotic garden

Mossen Costa i Llobera garden in Barcelona – an exotic garden Mossen Costa i Llobera gardens I love discovering unusual or quirky things while visiting a new city and Barcelona does offer exciting and appealing sites to see. Some of these places grabbing my attention early on was when I visited Montjuic and the beautiful gardens that I saw […]

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Barcelona at Palau Guell

Barcelona Highlights – Photo Friday

  Barcelona highlights – Photo Friday There is so much to see and do in Barcelona and for anyone that loves to take photographs while visiting, it’s a dream destination to visit this city and capture some amazing pictures. Whether you are walking in any of the elegant neighborhoods, visiting a museum, garden or even sampling […]

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Montjuic parks and botanic gardens in Barcelona

   Montjuic parks and botanic gardens in Barcelona Whenever I get tired of all day urban adventures with packed schedules, I find that its nice to spend a little quiet time in a beautiful garden to relax or enjoy a meal. Fortunately, Barcelona has many green spaces, beautiful parks and botanical gardens scattered throughout the city. […]

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La Boqueria in Barcelona – A place to photograph beautiful food

 La Boqueria in Barcelona – A place to photograph beautiful food La Boqueria signage   Mercat de la Boqueria market Located in the heart of Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Mercat de la Boqueria is a very popular farmers market, specialty Spanish products venue and a local foodie hangout. This food haven is a catch-all to everything centered on delicious and fresh […]

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Palau de la Musica Catalana, Barcelona – Photo Friday

 Palau de la Musica Catalana, Barcelona – Photo Friday     The Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona is an architectural marvel. Built in the Catalan Modernisme or Art Nouveau style that was very popular in Catalana especially Barcelona. This magnificent building was created by architect Lluis Domenich, who was one of the main architects creating in this distinctive Catalan design.     Unesco world heritage site The main […]

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