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Photogallery: Spain: Figueres
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Figueres, the town with 40 thousands of inhabitants, became a birthplace of Salvadore Dali,one of greatest world artists. He left there fascinated museum and monuments.
From Prague To Atlantic Coasts IV.
Finally, we arrived to Spain, in the course of the third day!
Spain, Costa Brava – Following the Footsteps of Salvador Dalí
Salvador Dalí. A name that lives 30 years after the death of its bearer. This eccentric artist has left an indelible surrealistic footprint not only in painting, sculpture, photography and literature, but also in architecture. And it was in this area that it was most realized in its homeland, the so-called Wild Coast (Costa Brava) of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia in the north of Spain.
Spain, León – Not a Mere Pilgrimage Stop to Santiago II
In the first part of our story about León, a city in northwestern Spain, we introduced the local monastery, which is now a luxury hotel, and we stopped by Casa de la Botines from the famous architect Antonio Gaudí. In the second part of our trip we will take you through the college church of Saint Isidore, the Cathedral of Leon or the Museum of Modern Art.
Gibraltar – Bridge Between Europe and Africa
After vacation on Costa del Sol, Spain and walking through picturesque seaside towns, we have decided to experience the adventure. So we set out on the most southern tip of Spain, which is the United Kingdom's overseas territory - to Gibraltar.
Spain, Malaga – La Cala de Mijas and Marbella
Even though summer is slowly coming to an end, it is still a good time for vacation. Today, we will head the sunny country of Spain, more precisely to Andalusia. We will see the province of Malaga to enjoy the Costa del Sol.
Spain, Valencia: The Capital of The River Turia
Famous for the Fallas of Valencia, maybe you have heard it sometime in the past, but also for its gastronomy, its good climate and for its love for life. A city not as well known perhaps as others (Madrid, Barcelona) but that undoubtedly has nothing to envy.
Spain III: Barcelona – Hundreds of Years of History or What Sights to Visit - VIDEO
In narrow streets of historical center in Barcelona is really easy to get lost. However, you can be sure that you would always end up at some cathedral or, at least, small shrine. They are hard to see from distance, they just suddenly pop up in front of you. On the other hand, famous Sagrada Família is easy to see from distance.
Spain I: Barcelona – Center of Catalonia - VIDEO
Spain’s second largest city, the center of Catalonia, popular destination of digital nomads, and mostly the place from where you bring countless great experiences. Barcelona is very kind to any type of traveler and you can visit it in any season.
Spain, Andalusia – Trip for Romance I
Whether you are lured by noisy streets of Sevilla, rhythm of flamenco and Sevillans, mystery of Cordoba, charm of Cadiz, or beauty of Granada with the Sierra Nevada in the background. You simply can’t let this slip away...
Spain, Andalusia – Trip for Romance II
My trip to sunny Andalusia, rhythm of unbounded and wild guitarist Paca de Lucía, flamenco dancers, people of Sevilla goes on and this time it takes place in marvellous Granada.
Spain, Andalusia – Trip for Romance III
I believe I will visit Granada one more time at some point in the future. Yet now I head to Málaga and Córdoba.
Spain, Andalusia - Trip for Romance IV
Cordoba was the richest city of the West and the center of Islamic culture. First emirs resided in Seville. In the sixth year of Arab occupation (716) Emir Alhor moved his court to Cordoba. The ruled as deputies of the caliph of Damask. They were military warlords subordinated to the might of the House of Umayyad.
Spain, Andalusia – Trip for Romance V
It is time to move on in the direction to Cádiz. Everybody recommended me to see it. So why not?
Spain, Toledo – Trip for Romance VI
On my road from Cádiz to Toledo, I spent couple of days in Lisbon. I think I really deserve some comfort and a shower. Thus, I would live in a hostel this time.
Spain, Madrid – Trip for Romance VIII
I walk in the park around Museum Prado. It is the temple of the art. Yet even the greatest of the art enthusiasts would get tired after couple of hours.
Spain, Malaga – City which Lives
Malaga (correct Spanish spelling is Málaga) is the second largest city in Andalusia. It is situated on the Mediterranean coastline. It is a center of the famous Costa del Sol resort.
Spain IV: Barcelona – Vivid Streets - VIDEO
I visited the Catalonian capital with my family for a week in the time of Christmas holidays. I like to learn about culture of the country I spend my time in so I spent lot of time wandering in the streets, in parks or had breakfast in back-alley cafes with locals. I enjoyed hours-long dinners having great tapas and even better wine. I tried to met as new people as possible. True, only disadvantage was that I didn’t speak Spanish or Catalonian.
Spain II: Tibidabo – Sacred Mountain above Barcelona - VIDEO
Having 512 meters, Tibidabo is the highest summit of the Serra de Collserola. Therefore, you should miss it if you want to enjoy one of the best vistas over Barcelona. Tibidabo is on city’s northwest. You can easily distinguish it for its white temple on the top.
Spain, Barcelona: Catalan Metropolis III.
In the third part of our series you can learn about other notable references genius of Antonio Gaudi, which are the Sagrada Família and Parc Güell.
A blow of art in the Prado Museum
«To the Prado Museum, to which I owe so many hours of happiness».
Cádiz: The little silver cup
In Southern Spain nearly embracing Africa there is an unforgettable place full of warm colours and exciting and vivid experiences.
Spain, Seville - The City With a Special Colour
Many people may have heard about Seville before. Many of them are accustomed to see its image represented along with the Giralda, watching the city aware of all what may take place, from its 94 meters heights.
Spain, Granada: A Blink to the Eternal Silence in the Alhambra II
The visitor will feel at home in the Patio de los Leones whose fountain, surrounded by a slim gallery of 124 columns, provides a humane architectonic space put to the service of men, in a miraculous mixture of geometry, light and rhythm.
Spain, Girona – A Small Bonus on a Way to Barcelona
Certainly I am not the only one who used services of a lowcost airlines. To be honest, I have never regretted doing this. I was pleasantly surprised that such a journey gave as a bonus.
Spain, Lleida: The City in Western Catalonia
Our trip to sunny Spain will be the last remark on summer this year that for the last time shows itself as the weather is really good this week.
Spain, Cordoba – A City of Two Cultures
A beautiful city scenting with orange trees is located in Andalusia, south Spain - Cordoba (Córdoba in Spanish). The city is protected by UNESCO. Tourists are lured in for its Arabic architecture originating around the year 1000. The city was an important part of Islamic cutlure back then.
Spain - In the rhytm of Flamenco
Spain (officially the Kingdom of Spain) is to be found on the Iberian Peninsula as well as Portu...
Spain: Let's Go To Granada II.
A walk throughout one of most astonishing town of Iberian Peninsula. Photo: Maxim Kucer
Spain: Let's Go To Granada
Granada is a centre of a province of the same name. In past, the town was important as a ca...
Spain: Crosswise Valencia II.
The second walk through beautiful Spanish town. Photo: Maxim Kucer
Spain: Crosswise Valencia I.
Valencia is a capital of a province of the same name. The town is inhabitated with more than 800 ...
Spain: Barcelona - the city of dreams
Barcelona, the capital of autonomous spanish region Catalonia, situated in the northeast. To Barc...
Spain IV: Barcelona - Vivid Streets
Barcelona is an ideal destination for anybody. You can make a tour to sights and galleries. Or yo...
Spain III: Barcelona - Sights
It is easy to get lost in the historical center of Barcelona. You will always end up at some cath...
Spain II: Tibidabo - Sacred Mountain
If you want to enjoy one of the best vistas of Barcelona, part of Catalonia, and the Pyrenees the...
Spain I: Barcelona – Center of Catalonia
Barcelona lays on the Mediterranean Shore in the very heart of Spanish province of Catalonia . Th...
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