PAREIDOLIA TO IBIZA

PAREIDOLIA TO IBIZA

PAREIDOLIA TO IBIZA The face of ancient Indian guarding a submerged treasure The adventure of Ibiza continues. In the previous article I spoke of an Ibizan Stonehenge, this time we traveling a little more with the imagination. The north coast Ibiza is a continuous wild landscape. Hidden beaches, very little urbanization and even the mobile phone often doesn’t work thankfully! By kayaking you can enjoy even more the impressive landscape that the island in its silence gives you. At some point, just past an arch of rock you can see the austere face of an Indian. The shape is giant! It almost looks like a guardian of a treasure, which… Read More

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A mysterious monument of Ibiza in Cala Llentia

A mysterious monument of Ibiza in Cala Llentia What do Andrew Rogers, Guy Laliberté and Ibiza have in common? This time more than one place I want to talk about a strange and original combination. Two extravagant, visionary characters, a famous and in part mysterious place united by a monument that attracts lovers of mystery and nature. Ibiza It may seem strange but the Balearic island famous for its sleepless nights based on parties and excesses, however hides a wild and virgin part. Small coves with breathtaking views often create a strong link between mysticism and hippie culture. Andrew Rogers But going step by step. First of all I have… Read More

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IBIZA, SANTA EULARIA DEL RIO

IBIZA, SANTA EULARIA DEL RIO A corner of peace linked to the only river present in all the Balearics Ibiza! The very famous island where parties, nightlife, beach and sun mix in an endless swirl. As you will know the island holds the reputation of a place of perdition and unrestrained holidays. One moment, do you want to know why I am in Ibiza? Well I’ll explain this to you in the next article where I’ll show you some surprises. But back to us. Ibiza has two faces. One wild and the other of total immersion in nature. Obviously I’m here for the second option. Santa Euralia Santa Euralia, the… Read More

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An incredible panorama from the Turò de les Maleses

An incredible panorama from the Turò de les Maleses

An incredible panorama from the Turò de les Maleses Discovering an ancient Iberian settlement Do you want to admire a good part of Catalonia without getting on a balloon or a helicopter? Here is a really interesting excursion to stay amazed once you reach the Turò de le Maleses. To begin, as usual, a train takes me to the city of Besòs. From here the Tugsal bus leaves me at the Can Ruti hospital. An impressive building at the foot of the Serralada de Marina park. I leave the hospital behind and enter the path called La Font de l’Amigò. The route goes into a vegetation of pines and shrubs,… Read More

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The colors of the Tagamanent peak in the fall

The colors of the Tagamanent peak in the fall

The colors of the Tagamanent peak in the fall An easy path that allows you to admire a magnificent autumn panorama In the first days of December, despite the late autumn, you can come across some still warm and pleasant days. The interesting excursion to the Dolmen de la Pedra Gentil has meant that my search for interesting places continues. Above all reachable by train from Barcelona. There is nothing better than taking advantage of a good day to catch the R3 train line from Barcelona and get to the small El Figaro-Montmany station. The village was in the past formed only by a hostel used to receive travelers. Today it… Read More

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The Dolmen de la Pedra Gentil of Vallgorguina

The Dolmen de la Pedra Gentil of Vallgorguina A 5000 year old megalithic structure near Barcelona Catalonia is not only famous for its sunny coasts, its food or its capital, Barcelona. In this region are hidden ancient structures that go back well before the Roman Empire. San Celoni Taking the R-2 train from Barcelona, you arrive at San Celoni, a Spanish municipality of just over 16,000 belonging to the Comarca of the Vallès Oriental. Coming down from the train I find in front of the station, the bus stop that will take me inside the park of Montnegre i Corredor.  And it is precisely here that begins my little excursion… Read More

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Helen Ceballos, immigration

Donald Trump’s immigration law

Donald Trump’s immigration law The promise of not dividing families and minors does not solve the problem The interview of Helen Ceballos that I realized raised my curiosity about immigration in America. The photos of his performance not only tell his personal experience but denounce controversial and difficult legislation. Those who lose, as often happens, are minors. A bit of history The United States of America is a nation of migratory origin with just 200 years of history. In recent years, several laws have been issued to regulate illegal immigration. The Flores Vs. Reno case In 1997 an agreement called Flores’s agreement guarantee the key points for minors in the… Read More

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Materic

Materic a creative space at l’Hospitalet

Materic a creative space at l’Hospitalet A double artistic performance, where body and art mix together Barcelona is not only a venue for sporting events, such as the classic Puig sailing regatta that I have witnessed, but also welcomes performances by artists from all over the world. This time I went to Hospitalet de Llobregat, a municipality located near the Catalan capital, to attend a particular event. What is Materic On Saturday 22nd September 2018 a double performance took place at Materic. A research space focused on the practice and creation of performances with artists of different disciplines, who have the opportunity to propose and implement their projects. Marina Barsy… Read More

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Helen Ceballos

Interview with Helen Ceballos at the Materic

Interview with Helen Ceballos at the Materic A short interview in which the artist explains the reasons and causes that led her to choose the theme of immigration Helen Ceballos is the last one to close the day of activities in Materic. We recover strength, we sit down and with great availability we begin to retrace the reasons and the meaning of her work. Who is Helen Ceballos Helen was born in the Caribbean in 1986 and grows on three islands, Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. He has a degree in acting and letters from the faculty of the University of Puerto Rico. Migrating is never easy, especially… Read More

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Extreme Sailing Seriers 2017 Barcelona

Extreme Sailing Seriers 2017 Barcelona

Extreme Sailing Seriers 2017 Barcelona The GC-32 world championship of catamarans that develops in eight different cities, on three continents. For the first time, it comes here too in Barcelona. The best opportunities happen by chance. And so it was. A few days before the start of the competition, I notice the event manifesto by chance. Few steps: I visit the site, www.extremesailingseries.com I ask for information to access as a photographer. I receive permission. Perfect. Quick check of my equipment and Thursday 20 are inside. Easy, no? For the first time this catamaran competition has arrived in Barcelona, ​​in the beautiful background of the Mediterranean Sea, right in front… Read More

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Extreme Sailing Series 2018

Extreme Sailing Series 2018

Extreme Sailing Series 2018   The Extreme Sailing Series, the GC-32 catamaran championship together with the class called Flying Phantoms, was held for the second year in a row. The event started on Thursday 14 and lasted until Sunday 17 June where they competed: England, Switzerland, Mexico, Spain, Denmark, Oman, Austria. During the four days, the different weather conditions gave the captains the chance to demonstrate strength, speed and technique. Arriving first at each race session required not only physical qualities but above all tactical skills. Extreme Sailing Series 2018 Alinghi Team Vs. Red Bull Sailing Team At the end of the 26 races the Swiss team Alinghi, captained by… Read More

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The murals of Cacciano

The Cacciano murals

The Cacciano murals The art of murals that reflects nature Returning from my last trekking from Portbou to Cadaquès, I decided to go for a week in Italy making a wonderful discovery. Cacciano Hidden in the mountains of the Marche Apennines at 554 meters above sea level, Cacciano is a small fraction of Fabriano where barely a hundred people live. Getting there is not difficult. Taking the SS76 from Ancona to Fabriano and going up a couple of U turns sudden you get to the center. The Cacciano murals Few elderly people, sitting on benches, spend the last days of August telling stories and gossip. There is neither a pharmacy,… Read More

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Portbou - Cadaquès a piedi

Portbou – Cadaquès on foot

Portbou – Cadaquès on foot Two days immersed in the four elements The Idea Here I am with another little adventure or rather a two-day excursion. It all starts in a library. That of the Peu de la creu of Barcelona. It is fascinating to find a place where culture, art and education reside in one place. And it’s for free! Never underestimate the importance of books and libraries! But let’s get back to us. The travel section is the one that fascinates me most obviously. Although I have recently returned from my experience with the Bergwald project, I still want to be on the road to discover new places.… Read More

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Barcelona Busker Rai 2018

Barcelona Busker Rai 2018

Barcelona Busker Rai 2018 The “barrio” of Barcelona La Ribera welcomed the street artists festival organized by RAI from Thursday to Saturday. For three consecutive days, from Thursday 26 until Saturday 28 July, the RAI association (Recursos d’Animaciò Intercultural) organized the street artists festival. A project dedicated to expression and cultural exchange through street artists, jugglers, musicians, theater. This year the event had France as a host country. During the festival, the Piazza di Sant Augustì, Piazza Sant Pere and Piazza De l’allada Vermell allowed the performance of many artists for a total of 27 performances that lasted from the late afternoon from 19.00 pm to 24.00. The performances have… Read More

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Regata puig vela classica barcellona

REGATTA PUIG CLASSIC SAILING BARCELONA

REGATTA PUIG CLASSIC SAILING BARCELONA With over forty boats taking part, the classic sailing regatta of Barcelona reaches its 11th edition. Barcelona, ​​14/07/2018 In addition to the Extreme Saling Series in Barcelona another important nautical event takes place. The Regatta Puig classic sailing comes to its XI edition reconfirming event of prestige and attraction for lovers of classic sailing in the Mediterranean scenery of the Catalan capital. With over five hundred participants in the race, forty boats from seven nations have struggled to gain the victory during the three days from Wednesday 11th to Saturday 14. Three categories Classic, Vintage and Big Boat, have divided the boats participating in an… Read More

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free skate jam, barcelona

Free Skate Jam Barcelona

Free Skate Jam Barcelona On December 16th 2017 the Free Skate Jam Barcelona took place at the Centre Esportiu Municipal Ciutadella.   Seeing a skateboard in Barcelona is not a rare thing, especially if you stop near the MACBA, the museum of contemporary art. A multitude of young and “experienced” people who try to perform jumps and acrobatics of all kinds. If you take a stroll around the city’s waterfront, you will also hear the typical sound of skate wheels here. We do not talk about Raval, day and night the streets are crossed by young people on tables. In short, Barcelona is a city full of skaters. Just last… Read More

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