Category Barcelona

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The Modern Gargoyle

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A castell (credit: Wikipedia)

Catalunya: Spirit Animal? 

Though I’ve casually read about the efforts of Catalunya (a region in northeast Spain, with Barcelona as its capital) to secure independence from Spain, I was moved by how fierce that separatist spirit was when I set foot in Barcelona. It certainly struck a chord with my stubbornly independent, anti-authoritarian side.

Casa Batlló

Seeing Barcelona Through Gaudí

On our way to Istanbul, we built in a quick mini-vacation to Barcelona, a city high on my list of places to visit. Tight on time and eager to get our adventure going, we set out for a walking tour about Barcelona’s famed architect Antoni Gaudí our first morning there. Gaudí influenced architects around the […]