Our Barcelona adventure and other travel stories

Secret Tip 2: Gaudí – Torre de Bellesguard

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

Secret tip: The Crypt of Gaudí in Colonia Guëll

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

Barcelona Nature Photography

Barcelona is more than only a city. With the green massif of Collserola rising above the city, the Montjuic hill and the smaller Parque de Ciutadella it has very attractive green lungs. PS: Visiting Barcelona soon? Discover more than the usual with The Barcelona Feeling! https://thebarcelonafeeling.com/activities/hiking-in-collserola/

World Trip: 2. Brazil – Rio & Vitoria

Having lost my blog from back then I discovered that a lot of entries still exist on Facebook. So here is what I have recollected: February 4th, 2010: Sightseeing in Rio Wednesday we spent a very hot day visiting the tourist sights of Rio. First we went up the hills by mini-bus to inspect the famous statue of Jesus.   Next we went up the sugar loaf mountain by cable-car. Both trips offered spectacular views

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