Some Photos from Barcelona

Although I was only in Barcelona for half a day I was able to see enough to know that it is a beautiful city and maybe one day I can return to see even more of it. I did make the most of my time and shot some photos of some of the highlights as well as some things I found interesting, like this one. It’s not just the Italians who like flowers on their balconies and hang out their laundry.

Barcelona apartments

OK this one qualifies as a highlight. Antoni Gaudi has many pieces of art and architecture throughout the city of Barcelona and Casa Batllo is one of the more recognizable buildings here as pure Gaudi.

Gaudi’s Casa Batllo in Barcelona

Sagrada Familia

Kids playing soccer in Barcelona

Beach in Barcelona

Olympic Stadium in Barcelona

About Margie Miklas

An award-winning author, Margie Miklas writes medical thrillers and travel memoirs about Italy, a place which has captured her passion for travel. She is also the creator and owner of the travel blog, Margie in Italy, and a contributing writer for an Italian-American newspaper. A retired critical-care nurse, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her three cats. Her favorite place is the beach, and she likes learning new computer skills, when she is not writing. A member of the Florida Writers Association, Margie makes her home in Florida.
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4 Responses to Some Photos from Barcelona

  1. Beautiful shots! I love the Gaudi building and the Sagrada Familia – great buildings. But then I never like ‘cookie-cutter’ anything. 🙂

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  2. Thank you Ruth! That’s what I liked so much about that building, Casa Battlo, too. It is so unusual!

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  3. Bonnie D. says:

    Beautiful buildings. I love tasty architecture and really hate the big square boxes that spread out across America in the 60’s through today. The apartment building with the flowery balconies was lovely in grey brick. Caso Battlo is magnificent, I could take a page and a half to tell you what I liked about it but will refrain. as did Ruth, and just mention it. The Cathedral of the Sacred Family is also memorable. I did find the high wire cages around the soccer field interesting. Americans are supposed to be the violent ones but football will never attract as many violent patrons as soccer does. Perhaps we have many outlets for our aggressive streak and Europeans have only soccer to get mad about?

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  4. Tiffany says:

    Love these kind of posts, where you can see a little bit into another culture. Looks like a beautiful place to be!

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