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View from the center of Sagrada Familia's Latin Cross floor plan, looking toward the apse

Like most visitors to Barcelona, Spain, Sagrada Familia Basilica was on my must see list, so I was surprised when an employee of the hotel where I was staying told me...

Largest remaining portion of the old Roman wall around Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, with two original watchtowers and a reconstructed aqueduct

My first visit to Barcelona had been much too short. With only a few days remaining before I was due in Paris, I hopped aboard a double-decker bus for an orientation...

Common area by day, Belushi's Bar by night

The smiling faces behind the front desk at St Christopher’s Inns hostel in Barcelona, Spain were a welcome sight after my bad experience with Equity Point Hostels the previous week. Their...

Dali Theatre-Museum in Figueres Spain

I must have been 11 or 12 years old when my art teacher showed us a photo of one The Persistence of Memory, one of the best known works of Salvador Dali....

Stunning 11th century Romanesque bridge in Besalú Spain.

There’s a book in my future. More precisely, there’s a book in my past that I need to get back to writing if I ever expect to finish it. The problem...

Real Alcazar, the palace where Spanish monarchs stay when visiting Seville Spain

Slim-hipped Oscar de los Reyes emerged from the shadows and took his mark within the circle of light on the small wooden stage. Clad entirely in black, the world renowned Flamenco...