Return To La Sagrada Familia

The other day I was changing the desktop on my Mac and I came across this photo, which was featured in a post from almost exactly two years ago. I won’t go into the details on this famous Barcelona landmark since the earlier post does that already. The one thing that is striking about the…

Arches Gone Wild!

Today’s post features a detail photo of some of the stone work in the Cathedral in Seville, Spain. Why “Wild” in the title? As you will see in Monday’s post, the Roman arch was round and utilitarian. A thousand years later someone in western Europe decided to enhance the look a little. And the so-called…

Didgeridoo

This young woman is a street performer we encountered a few years ago while strolling along the Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain. Even before I saw her, I knew I was hearing a didgeridoo, which makes a kind of a droning sound. Was she a good didgeridoo player? Perhaps a virtuoso? Frankly, I couldn’t tell…