Monthly Archives: May 2012

Barcelona ~ Here’s looking at you …

A little bit about Joan Miro, the Barcelona-born surrealist with the colorful and exuberant museum up on Montjuic.  He said “You must always plant your feet firmly on the ground if you want to be able to jump up in … Continue reading

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Barcelona ~ thru the looking glass … 4

You’ve got your Pablo Picasso and your Salvador Dali; you’ve got your Joan Miro, Xavier Cugat (cha-cha-cha), and Pablo Casals … and don’t get me started on George Orwell or Barcelona soccer heroes. But right up there in the firmament … Continue reading

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Barcelona ~ thru the looking glass … 3

When you travel to Figueres (fig trees) from Barcelona, you might think you are entering another world. But you would be wrong. Until the train stops at the little station, and you walk through the weave of this small city, … Continue reading

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Barcelona ~ thru the looking glass … 2

She speaks through her streets ~

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Barcelona ~ thru the looking glass … 1

Now that the very beautiful and insightful din and hum of the Ramblas, the Barri Gotic, Montjuic, the Barceloneta, et al. has receded — the clink of sangria glasses, the smell of the sea side and its restaurants, the giggling … Continue reading

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