TFree museums and fairs on the Rambla Part 1. Between chaos, sangria and tapas, the most famous street in Barcelona hides some pleasant surprises La Rambla is the epicenter of the tourist frenzy. Between souvenir shops, vendors and street artists it has become the symbol of the holidays of this city. An avenue just over 1 km long that meanders dividing two famous districts of Barcelona: the Gothic and the Raval. La Rambla The history of La Rambla begins in an ancient past. A long time ago, in place of the tiles and small kiosks, the Malla torrent flowed, into which the black waters of the center flowed. In the… Read MoreContinue Reading
The public fountain of Portaferrissa
The public fountain of Portaferrissa Life near one of Barcelona’s most famous entrances The city where I live is full of stories and curiosities but it is not always easy to dwell on details. This article focuses on some corners often unnoticed by the distracted eye of passers-by. The public fountain of Portaferrissa is the first of a short series of stories centered on the public fountains present in the center, witnesses of an ancient past. A corner on the sidelines The low turnout of tourists no longer crowds the streets of the center and the space between passersby gives breath to those places in the city that are often… Read MoreContinue Reading
The melancholy of the “Camì dels Monjos” and the Mola
The melancholy of the “Camì dels Monjos” and the Mola The curious rock formation carries with it a legend of the monks of Sant Cugat del Valles On May 25, 2020 Barcelona will finally move on to the long-awaited Phase 1. However, we are on the alert for the Covid-19 pandemic. A historical event that has changed and will change the way we live and socialize. Waiting for the next steps necessary to return to normality, if we can say so, past images and sensations of my excursions resurface. This is one of those. The city of Terrassa Beyond the Collserola massif extends a vast plain el Vallès Occidental which… Read MoreContinue Reading
Alella, what am I doing here?
Alella, what am I doing here? A free day and without realizing it I find myself in Alella, what i m doing here? 975 the year of the country’s first documentation Approximately 30 minutes by train from Barcelona’s Clot Station A small church with more than 1000 years and Gaudí design One of Barcelona’s amenities is to have several public transport facilities available. With a free day you can visit some of the small villages around the big city. So today i go to Alella. What can I see? And what to do? Better to enjoy the surprise and do only a brief search. For more information you can find… Read MoreContinue Reading