Barcelona, a photo a day

A very special day! Nevada historica en Barcelona

 Yes, today is a very special day indeed! Let us dwell in the urban history and myths… According to someone (in her thirties) I talked to today, this is the first day of it’s kind in 10 years.
Our neighbor,  the owner of the local garage, a man in his sixties, hasn’t seen anything like this since 1963.

Anyway, barceloneses will talk about this day for a long long time…

Que pasa, what is happening??? Let the pictures talk to us, shall we?

I shall post more than one picture today, today being a special day after all.

Here they come…


It started snowing around 11.30 AM. By mid-afternoon, public transports had collapsed. 2 inches, 5 centimeters… 

09/03/2010 It’s official, we had yesterday the heaviest snowfall since 1962, according to the papers and MeteoCat.

22 responses

  1. Oh goodness. The weather has really gone crazy! But it must have been quite a treat for a lot of people too!


    March 10, 2010 at 2:53 pm

  2. What is Minnesota weather doing in Barcelona?? Have you learned how to throw a snowball, Rob?


    March 9, 2010 at 8:57 pm

  3. I'm sure the city has drawn a warm blanket up over its head and refused to go to work. Snow is an invitation to stay home and place.


    March 9, 2010 at 5:28 pm

  4. This winter has been amazing everywhere it seems!


    March 9, 2010 at 3:11 pm

  5. whoa! whatever happen to the weather! ^0^
    it's raining snow! up to the point that even your balcony is filled with ice! the weather's really crazy now, and here i am complaining about the heat wave we have here. ^-^


    March 9, 2010 at 10:52 am

  6. Oh me, oh my, you lucky guys – to be witness of Barcelona-snow in March 😉
    Great photos!


    March 9, 2010 at 10:47 am

  7. uh – What was that again the Al Gore was trying to tell us about “Global Warming”?


    March 9, 2010 at 10:11 am

  8. In Stuttgart the winter has returned too. Interesting to see the snow on the palm tree. I jitter with you!!!!


    March 9, 2010 at 6:47 am

  9. Snow! Can you send some here in UAE hahaha 🙂 Enjoy the snow Rob.


    March 9, 2010 at 3:57 am

  10. We had a mini snow flurry here too. Not at all as severe as your weather though. Neat photos.


    March 9, 2010 at 3:40 am

  11. Wonderful images indeed !
    Glad that it was snow, as over here in Athens, it has been rather sandy/dusty through the whole day.
    Years since last I saw snow on me own. Enjoy it as much as possible. Please have a wonderful Tuesday as well.


    March 9, 2010 at 2:43 am

  12. Esto es realmente impresionante!!!


    March 8, 2010 at 10:11 pm

  13. VP

    I'm quite worried, if it is snowing there could happen even here. Great pictures, enjoy the moment and wait for spring!


    March 8, 2010 at 9:12 pm

  14. Snow! Lucky you!! (unless you need public transport) And many pictures to prove it.
    Love the palm trees under snow.

    And in Israel it is weird too, we are having a winter heatwave this week, with Jerusalem around 30 C.
    Everything is so mixed up this year.


    March 8, 2010 at 8:59 pm

  15. It snows sometimes in the upper part of town, the Tibidabo area, but this is 550 meters above sea level.


    March 8, 2010 at 8:35 pm

  16. oh my, I feel so bad for you! but I am sick of the snow – maybe this is fun for you, did you get a snow day?


    March 8, 2010 at 8:25 pm

  17. I hope it lasts long enough to bring wonder and pleasure and that it causes no serious problems for the people of Barcelona.


    March 8, 2010 at 8:20 pm

  18. Fantastic photos – I hope you “enjoyed” the weather. As this snow will be remembered long time, will the winter in Denmark this year.


    March 8, 2010 at 8:11 pm

  19. Wow! We usually have LOTS of snow. Today I look out on my lawn. What's happening here???????


    March 8, 2010 at 8:06 pm

  20. Gosh!!
    Put on warm woolen clothes +++ and have fun out in the snow!
    Here it is warming up a bit…..
    Strange…. to see YOUR city like this!
    You might be out skiing soon??


    March 8, 2010 at 8:01 pm

  21. My goodness, I can't believe my eyes! Snow in Barcelona, and in March?!?!?
    God bless you!


    March 8, 2010 at 7:56 pm

  22. When I lived there in 2005, we had snow as well. But I wasn't directly in the city. I was living close to Mt. Tibidao.

    I was upset because I forgot to take a picture back then. I am glad you captured it now.


    March 8, 2010 at 7:56 pm