Barcelona Journals

Barcelona - Art in Architecture

A travel journal to Barcelona by Barb B

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Quote: Barcelona is one of Europe's most vibrant cities; Spain's most important port and second largest city. It thrives as a cultural, commercial and political center while providing a magnificent introduction to the autonomous region of Catalonia.

Barcelona - Art in Architecture

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Overview

Barcelona Photo, Barcelona, Spain
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Home to three million inhabitants, and literally built upon stones set down by the Romans, Barcelona offers a true experience in cultural richness. Progressive, avant garde and independent; from strolls among the kiosks of Las Ramblas to museums featuring Miro, Dali, Picasso and Cassals and the superb architecture of Antoni Gaudi-- Barcelona is truly a city of Art in Architecture! From the Statue of Columbus to the medieval streets of the old Barri Gotic quarter, Barcelona offers constant reminders of its glorious past. Quick Tips: Best Way To Get Around: Barcelona has an impressive and efficient Metro - Underground railway system that provides fast a...Read More

Shopping for Lladro's

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Shopping for Lladro's Photo, Barcelona, Spain
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About 10 years ago, we were lucky enough to have an exchange student in our home from Spain. Lucinda, a beautiful 16 year old dark haired native of Seville, brought with her a porcelain figurine of a young girl. This was her gift from her country and we thanked her and casually set it on a side table. For about four years, the figurine received only an occasional glance as we passed, and it was not until 1996 when we visited Valencia, Spain that we became totally aware of the unique design and craftsmanship of Lladro porcelain sculptures. On our 1996 trip to Valencia, I was lucky enough to take a short course about Lladro sculptures and I have since become a minor collector of these gorgeou...Read More

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Shopping for Lladro's
Along the Diagonal Avinguda
Barcelona, Spain