The Seven Wonders of Spain

Whenever we're asked what is our favorite place we've visited, the answer is always Spain. There are many reasons, including friendliness of the people, the food, the natural beauty, and the cafe culture of the cities. But when I try to rank Spain's attractions, I always come back to its man-made wonders.

By |2019-05-14T11:24:31-05:00February 14, 2018|Categories: Europe, Spain, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , , , , , |22 Comments

Window Light, Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

This is what windows are supposed to be like. I visited the Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona the first time in 1975. Hard to believe it's been 40 years since this place basically [...]

By |2018-01-16T21:17:52-05:00May 1, 2015|Categories: Europe, Photo of the Day, Spain, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |20 Comments

Stay and Eat in Barcelona, Girona, and Madrid

Exterior tiles of a restaurant in Plaza Santa Ana, Madrid This trip to Spain was unusual for us. It was fast, it was pre-planned, and it was with four others, Tom’s two brothers [...]

By |2018-01-21T14:23:27-05:00November 25, 2013|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, Europe, Spain|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

Palau de la Música, Barcelona

The fantastic Palau de la Musica. Take the tour. It's worth it. Designed in the Catalan modernista style by the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, The Palau de la Música was built between [...]

By |2018-01-16T20:25:19-05:00February 4, 2013|Categories: Europe, Photo of the Day, Spain, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Carved Crucifixion, Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona

One of my favorite museums in all the world is the Museum of Catalan Art in Barcelona. They've taken an old palace and filled it with the artifacts and frescoes from the crumbling 1000-year-old churches [...]

By |2013-05-11T11:33:11-05:00February 2, 2013|Categories: Europe, Photo of the Day, Spain|Tags: , |0 Comments