If you are ever near Girona in Spain and have some time, check out Cap Norfeu! It is a area of natural beauty on the Mediterranean coast in Catalonia, Spain.
The Parc del Laberint d’Horta (Horta’s Labyrinth Park) is the oldest garden in the city of Barcelona. Located on a former estate, the Parc and its famous labyrinth opened to the public in 1971; residents and visitors alike have enjoyed it ever since. The Neoclassical section of the Parc has three terraced levels. 1) the lower terrace […]
Since around the 10th century, a church and bridge of some kind have stood in a secluded location near the River Llobregat near the town of Berga. Fast forward eleven centuries and today, the Pont de Pedret and the Església (Church) de Sant Quirze still stand. The Inventari del Patrimoni Arquitectònic de Catalunya (Inventory of the […]
Cardona (Spain) is a well-known town in Catalonia for the Castle and the Muntanya de Sal. Muntanya de Sal (Salt Mountain) It’s most prominent feature (and the reason why it is well-known) is the Muntanya de Sal (Mountain of Salt), a rock salt mine opened under the Romans. The mine is no longer producing; you can […]
***WARNING: THIS POST IS A SHAMELESS NATURE PORNOGRAPHY POST. DO NOT CONTINUE IF YOU DO NOT LIKE NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY OF BEAUTIFUL, SEXY PLACES*** Once there was a small river that flowed on what is now the border between the provinces of Aragon and Catalonia in Spain. Over much time, this river formed a gorge known […]
Yesterday (2nd June 2018) was the first time that I went to Palo Alto Market in Barcelona. Palo Alto Market describes itself as a creative market and it is filled with artisanal products, such as handmade clothing, that is open only on the weekends. Many of the products are made from recycled materials, such as plastic […]
As many people who were in a country that has St George as a patron saint will know, yesterday (23 April) was St George’s Day. What fewer people know is that St. George is also considered the patron saint of Catalonia, a region in Spain. As some of you may know, I am not teaching […]