Category Archives: Barcelona

My favorite hotel in Barcelona? The W (aka La Vela)

I love this hotel not only for the great views and its cool decor, but also for the gorgeous bar on the top floor. Taken with my Sony RX100, a great compact camera.   Advertisements

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Barcelona street scenes

The little boy fast asleep on the right is immune to Barcelona’s charms. Distracted by cellphone. Modern hangup. Bench courtesy of Gaudí.

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Nothing modest about Barcelona’s Fountains

This one in the Parc de la Ciutadella (named after a fortress that has long been removed) is over the top. It is said that the young Gaudí contributed to part of the design. Below, Magic Fountain of Monjuïc

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