Barcelona, a photo a day

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Let’s get lost…

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… in the streets of the Barri Gotic…


Lisboa

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Let’s go out for the day… Many fantastic places you can reach easily from BCN, one being Lisbon.

Click here to see some black and white this weekend!


Andorra

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Andorra, the only real catalan country.


In Gaudi’s shadow

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What is your bedside reading right now? I am in some good old sci fi, Ark, by Stephen Baxter.

More b&w here.


Ouch!

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Some funny publicity in a clothes shop on Passeig de Gracia. To see more b&w, click here, and here for more reflections.


A right royal place

One of the side entrances to the Plaza Real, the royal square, one of the jewels of Barcelona, just off the Ramblas. There is a youth hostel on the square, the Kabul youth hostel, where I used to stay many years ago, when I was just another tourist in town. Happy days!


Zest, part 2

Followers of this blog will know that I like bright colors and Harleys. As I decided to carry on blogging about Barcelona, I will take a more artistic route, with less HDR and maybe less colors.
Anyway, here are some happy HOGs, full of zest!


B and W weekend


Black and white Skywatch Friday

The Plaza Real in Barcelona is an absolutely beautiful square, in any weather or time of day/night. Here it is in monochrome, for Skywatch Friday and Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.

The street lamps on the side were designed by Antonio Gaudi himself.


Weekend Reflections

More from Horta, the park with the amazing maze.

More Weekend Reflections, right here.


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The park in Horta. Once again, the weekend is black and white!


Weekend in black and white: gone fishing

It is the weekend, and I might do just this… Ah, who am I kidding, I wont have the time to do it!


One I made before…

…in January, at the Catalan Circus Raluy. I only turned the photo into black and white, no other treatment or mistreatment.


Feel it!

Wordless Wednesday


The golden ant

La Formiga d’ or, or golden ant, is one of the nicer bookshops in town. We just love the place, being giant bookworms. There are 2 of them in town, one in the cathedral’s cloister, and one nearby. Both have a very medieval feel. What’s your favorite bookshop like?

The weekend in black and white.


Balloons?

A rest for the eyes, after so many colors in the Palau.
This is what I saw just outside the Palau. Don’t know what was the occasion, but a belated happy something to you!

Check here to see more artworks for the Weekend in Black and White.


Zanahoria…

… means carrot. Enjoy today’s special: carrot cupcakes!

The weekend is black and white!

Photo courtesy of Mandy.

And here are the same in colors.


Monochrome

Inside the old hospital in the Raval.

Dragonstar’s Weekend in black and white, right here.


Our world tuesday

Seagulls. Plenty of them around. Definitely part of our world!

Our World Tuesday.

I have very little time at the moment, can’t browse your blogs as much as I would like to. Will be back soon-ish.


I love my dog!

As Cat Stevens would say. And we love our cat!

Click here for the Weekend in Black and White.


Monochrome 2

The statue in front of the Catalan Parliament in Ciutadella Park, for Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White and for James’s Weekend Reflections.


Waiting

Weekend in black and white, right here.


Walking the curve

Nice effect found in one of my programs. This is for Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.


Walking down the Ramblas…

… is always a great pleasure, watching people, street entertainers, animals, flowers… Haven’t done it much lately, too cold, too tired, too busy… Any reason. Got a foot problem right now, quite painful, so I’m not going out much lately, just to work. Anyway, now that the nice spring days are coming back, will try doing it a bit more.
Oh yeah: got a thing for cacti!