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 …