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 …

Postcards from Las Ramblas, La Boqueria Market

Shopping is one of my least favourite pastimes, so it may come as a surprise to learn that I love browsing markets or souks. The hustle and bustle with stalls overflowing with vibrant colours and interesting shapes is captivating, holding my attention for hours. La Boqueria or Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria if you wish to be formal …