27 08, 2012

Picnic atop Montserrat, Spain

By | August 27th, 2012|Categories: Barcelona, Spain|Tags: |

One of my most memorable highlights in Spain was our half-day trip to Montserrat in the Catalonia region, part of the Catalan pre-coastal range. "Montserrat" means "jagged (serrated) mountain" in Catalan. It describes it's peculiar aspect with multitude of rock formations which are visible from a great distance. We rode a train north-west for an hour from [...]

7 08, 2012

Barcelona Siesta: The Beauty of Spanish Culture

By | August 7th, 2012|Categories: Barcelona, Spain|Tags: , |

Barcelona has so much beauty: the arts, beaches to the tapas. But the most raw form of beauty is in it's laid back lifestyle starting with the Barcelona Siesta. You can feel the chill attitude of people, their laxed ways not found in the other half of the world. The Spaniards know how to live. [...]

4 08, 2012

When in Barcelona..

By | August 4th, 2012|Categories: Barcelona| as Barcelonians do! This is my first time in Spain. I've talked to dozens of my friends and have heard nothing but rave reviews of this quaint city. They all give me lists of things to do, museums to visit, Gaudi & Dali sites, tapas to try, wine to sip and so on. While [...]