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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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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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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Stone faces and a Flat Iron Building at Born

Stone faces and a Flat Iron Building at Born If you are in Barcelona for holiday, ​​take a little walk to El Born district. Is a famous district inside the historic center due for the secession war. Did not you know? It does not matter if you read something here at least you’ll not look at like a lunatic. In any case, in terms of faces, if yours will be strange, you find some really curious. Like stone I would say. yes right! If you come across the church of Santa Maria del Mar it will be easy to find one. You do not even know this church? Okay, let… Read More

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la floresta trekking

LA FLORESTA VALLDOREIX TREKKING

LA FLORESTA VALLDOREIX TREKKING   La Floresta Valldoreix trekking: just fews numbers to remember 10 Km distance 4h time 250 mt disnivell and remember to bring water, good shoes and a camera    This is my story: Sometimes I’m very tired about massive traffic, caos of Barcelona, one of the most polluted city in Europe. So when I want to get immerged in a quiet and relaxing environment there is a quick and cheap solution, just behind the city. The solution is called Collserola Park.  Over the little mountains, limiting the city, concrete stops to allow green colors and quiet nature take place. By  train (S1) direction Terrassa I reach… Read More

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Torre Salvana

Torre Salvana

Torre Salvana Torre Salvana. Just few numbers to remember: 1 is the hour to reach the fortification from the Barcelona’s city centre. 1000 and more are the years of existence of the structure, dated 992 1988 is the year when is cataloged as of Cultural Interest. but…different episodes define this castle like an hauted fortification, where some people never want to see it again. They called the Hell’s Castle.   This is my story: After a brief search on the web, I jumped on metro L1 and then train  S8 to get to the desired location. Fortunately Torre Salvana is just 5 minutes of walk from the train station. Turning… Read More

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Cable Car

Cable Car Of Barcelona

CABLE CAR OF BARCELONA Cable car of Barcelona. Do you like to fly over the port area of Barcelona and reach the Montjuic? Well cable car of Barcelona is what you need. From the most famous beach of Barceloneta to the famous promontory: The Montjuic. You can ceck tickets and time table here. Few numbers to keep in mind: An architect, two important dates and three stations.   Carles Buigas designed the structure for the exhibition of 1929 but 1931 was the year of inauguration.   The three stations: the towers of St. Sebastien, St. Jaume and Miramar. In ten minutes you will arrive at Montjuic enjoying a unique panorama with… Read More

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Calatrava tower

Calatrava Tower

Calatrava Tower Calatrava Tower, This is a symbol of the pasts Olimpic games of Barcelona in the 1992, made by the famous architect Santiago Calatrava. It is a telecomunication tower with a very strange and innovative structure of 136m heght. it takes just 3 years to build this innovative desing made by stainless steel painted in white. The form try to evoke a greek athlete kneeling ready to receive a medal. Nowaday the trophy of Grand Prix of Spain has the same form and desing. The form and the inclination allow the tower to be used like a sundial but to be onest not so usefull.   That’s my story:… Read More

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