The most sarcastic mailbox in Barcelona

The most sarcastic mailbox in Barcelona A detail immersed in the frenzy of the Gothic quarter The party mood and the frenetic crowding make its way the famous Christmas markets. Walking through the narrow streets can be a suffocating experience making it difficult to observe the beauty and the details hidden between the faces and the hasty legs of tourists. Everybody is busy for the Christmas shopping or distracted by the magic of the period. Fortunately, the city has its moments of respite from the hectic chaos. The shops don’t open before nine in the morning. The cold of these days has delayed even more the Christmas crowds. I walk… Read More

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Hotel Casino la Rabassada

Hotel Casino la Rabassada The ruins of a majestic Hotel Casino bear witness to a troubled history and macabre legends     To rearrange a bit my ideas of this year that has just begun, I decide to stroll through Barcelona’s Olympic Port. I absentmindedly step in front of the famous Casino Barcelona, ​​located just below the luxurious Hotel Arts. A real temptation for those who love to challenge fate or simply savor the thrill of gambling. A modern structure, which, as I continue the walk, gives me a doubt. Could it be the only casino that ever existed in Barcelona? The following days my investigation over texts and web… Read More

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Mysterious numbers in Barcelona.

Mysterious numbers in Barcelona

Mysterious numbers in Barcelona An artistic work that contains the fundamentals of nature   Walking along the Paseo de Joan Borbò, on the side of the Barceloneta district, the view is difficult to distract from the luxurious moored yachts, the palm trees and the recently reopened restaurants. The smell of the sea leaves no room for other thoughts except to reach the beach and relax in the sun. Few tourists finally give space to enjoy the surrounding environment. Suddenly my eyes are drawn to a strange detail on the ground. A square with a number inside, a large one, 6765. Pausing to look the shape, I notice another a little… 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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