BARCELONA ; VIEWS


Last weekend was a long weekend for us so we headed off to Barcelona for a city trip. Little did we know the whole world had the same idea !!! We knew we wouldn’t be there alone but we never expected it would be so crowded. I had plans to see some things I really wanted to see, alas we had to change that but despite everything I enjoyed every minute of it. Barcelona is a wonderful city but you need to have good feet and a lot of patience as the cues to go see something interesting are loooooong !!!!

Enough said, I’ll show you some pictures of Barcelona in this blog post, the next blog post will be about the art exhibitions we went to and the third blog post will be about flowers and plants, cacti and succulents.

Many of the following pictures were taken from a riding bus so they are not always of good quality.

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YOU FIND PEOPLE WHO LOOK LIKE STATUES ALL OVER BARCELONA

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OLD BUILDINGS AND STATUES ARE EVERYWHERE YOU SEE

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THESE OLD BUILDINGS ARE ALL IN GOOD SHAPE AND CLEAN, DESPITE THE MANY TOURISTS BARCELONA IS A CLEAN CITY

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THIS MIRROR WAS ON THE CEILING IN A SHOP, THE FRAME WAS MADE OF SNAIL SHELLS

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THERE IS ART EVERYWHERE ON THE STREETS, MODERN ART AND OLD ART

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THIS LAMP WAS ON THE CEILING IN THE BREAKFAST ROOM OF OUR HOTEL

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THERE IS A HARBOUR FOR PLEASURE BOATS IN THE CITY CENTER

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MODERN BUILDINGS

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ELECTRIC CITY BIKES YOU CAN RENT ALL OVER THE CITY

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BARCELONA IS A GREEN CITY WITH LOTS OF TREE’S AND WINTERGREEN SHRUBS

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AND HERE SHE IS, THE SAGRADA FAMILIA,THEY ARE FOREVER WORKING ON IT………, IF YOU WANT TO VISIT THIS CHURCH INSIDE YOU HAVE TO WAIT FOR MANY HOURS OR SLEEP ON A BENCH IN FRONT OF IT THE DAY BEFORE IN ORDER TO BE THE FIRST VISITOR IN THE MORNING….

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THERE ARE SOUVENIR AND FOOD STALLS NEAR EVERY INTERESTING PLACE YOU CAN VISIT

 

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A NARROW STREET IN THE OLD CITY CENTER

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THESE PEOPLE ARE GOING INTO THE FOOTBALL STADION OF BARCELONA, THERE WERE 120.000 VISITORS THAT NIGHT, THIS PICTURE WAS TAKEN AROUND NOON, THEY WERE ALREADY ARRIVING FOR THE MATCH A 21.00 H !!

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STALLS NEAR THE FOOTBALL STADION

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This was just a small selection of the photo’s I took in Barcelona, feel free to ask questions if you have some, ok ?

Have a great week ! and thanks for stopping by !

 

 

 

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11 thoughts on “BARCELONA ; VIEWS

  1. A very interesting tour of the city, thank you. I especially like the narrow street. Do you know who is the navigator, the statue on the pedestal and pointing to the far horizon…?

    • the statue on the high pedestal is Christopher Columbus, it was build in 1888 in honour of his firt trip to the Americas, he is looking over the Mediterranian see.

      • Thank you for your reply! That is what I thought but I did not want my Italian soul to presume. Spain and Portugal gave the world so many great navigators.

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