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Here is another selection of selfies that we took during our adventures this year. Enjoy! Hiking in Yosemite, April 2018   Visiting the Apple Headquarters, April 2018 Visiting the TESLA factory, April 2018 El Rio – Our favourite outdoors LGBT Salsa party, April 2018 10th visit to San Francisco, April 2018 Yosemite National Park – Tunnel View, April 2018 Hiking Montserrat Mountain, Catalonia, April 2018 Skiing in the Catalan Pyrenees, March 2018 Trying the e-Scooters Read More
 Categories : Apple, Barcelona, California, city trip, hiking, impressions, LGBT, Life time, nature, San Francisco, Skiing, Tesla, The Barcelona Feeling, travel, Travelblogger, USA, wildlife, World Traveller Posted by Christian Heide  , , , , , , , , , , , ,  No Comments
Wow, we found another astonishing building of Gaudí – off the beaten path in Barcelona´s neighbourhood of Sant Gervasi. Between 1900-1909 the famous Catalan architect was commissioned to build this manor house “Beautiful View”. He was inspired by the medieval castle, Casa Figueras, from the early 15th century that belonged to Martin, King of Aragon (Count of Barcelona).      Would you like to discover more of Gaudí? Check out the private tour of The Barcelona Read More
 Categories : Amazing Views, architecture, guided tour, history, impressions, modernism, photography, sabbatical, The Barcelona Feeling Posted by Christian Heide  , , , , , , ,  No Comments
Only 25 minutes away by train from Barcelona you will encounter Colonia Guëll. The industrial magnate moved his major textile factory to their and had a village built for his workers. He engaged several renown architects among them Gaudí to build a residential area with a lot of amenities that were very progressive for that time such as a permanent doctor. When visiting the village you will come across magnificent modernism buildings: from residential houses Read More
 Categories : architecture, Barcelona, Catalonia, guided tour, modernism, private tour, The Barcelona Feeling, tour guide, Travelblogger Posted by Christian Heide  , , , , , , , ,  2 Comments
Modernisme is an art and literature movement associated with the search for Catalan national identity. The period associated with is was around 1888-1910 and is primarily connected with Catalonia and Barcelona. In the context of the rapid development and urban changes during the industrial revolution the Catalan elite – politicians, burgoiesie and rich entrepreneurial families – intensified their efforts to create their own national identity. Modernisme is a  similar movement like art nouveau or jugendstil. Typical Read More
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Explore the perfect combination for your senses: enjoy a glass of cava together with fine chocolate. We had this wonderful experience in Sant Sadurni d´Anoia. A tour at the premises of a tradition, family run cava maker and premium cava tasting in their backyard. Afterwards we had this fantastic 4 course lunch menu in the best restaurant in the center of the town. And to round off the gourmet experience we visited Chocolatier Simon Coll Read More
 Categories : Barcelona, Catalonia, Cava, Drinks, Eating, guided tour, impressions, private tour, Restaurant, The Barcelona Feeling, tour guide, Wine Posted by Christian Heide  , , , , , , ,  No Comments
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