The Pantheon Chapel and Palacio de Sobrellano, which comprise the Ensemble of Sobrellano in the Cantabria town of Comillas in Green Spain on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain Mallory_spain-24

Finding Palaces in Green Spain

The vehicle pulled up to the impressive Palacio De La Magdalena which overlooks the famous Bay of Santander. This allowed a brief glimpse of the Sardinero Beaches and the lighthouse on the Isle of Mouro. Dilemma; explore a magnificent, modern palace constructed in early years of the last century or get a better view of a bay which makes it …

Postcard from Barcelona; Favourite Destinations Photo Series

Beautiful Barcelona is a favourite city of many and certainly doesn’t need of any promotion from this site. It is one of the most popular cities in the world, travellers are divided into two groups, those that have already visited and those that want to visit. The capital of Catalonia is blessed with attractions, a wealth of cool bars and …

Postcards from a Barcelona architecture tour

Taking a walk through the districts and narrow streets of Barcelona is an architecture buffs dream, whether ambling down Passeig de Gracia or strolling through Las Ramblas it is a feast for the eyes. Antoni Gaudi is almost synonymous with the Catalan capital and his presence is evident everywhere in the Barcelona cityscape. The Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló, Park Guell …

Postcard from a Barcelona outdoor photographic exhibition

Today’s image is a photo of photos. I cannot claim to know the full purpose of this wall in Barcelona city centre near Las Ramblas, it was not really explained by the guide and there was not enough time to stop and enquire. It’s quite interesting though, probably a sort of outdoor exhibition of interesting and characterful faces in photographic …

Postcard from Gaudi’s Barcelona, Casa Batlló

Barcelona is reknowned for Gaudi and it would be strange to visit and not include an image of his distinctive architecture. He is Spain’s most famous architect and is synonymous with the city and the modernist style. There is even a ‘Gaudi Trail’ which enables both casual tourists and keen followers to experience the best examples on a relatively easy …