Park Guell - Barcelona - Spain

Entrance at Park Guell Barcelona

In 1899 Eusebi Güell bought some land in the town of Gràcia, in the area of the area of the Salut district, a piece of land known as the Can Muntaner de Dalt as well as the Bald Mountain, the name given to it by the Hieronymite monks from the monastery in Val d’Hebró in memory of Golgotha, the place where Christ was crucified. Continue reading “Park Guell – Barcelona – Spain

El Capricho - Comillas - Spain

El Capricho – Comillas – Spain

El Capricho Gaudi Opera in ComillasIn 1883, Gaudi was given the commission by Mr Máximo Diaz de Quijano to to undertake a project for a holiday retreat beside the Marquis of Comillas’Sobrellano Palace, in the selfsame town in Cantabria. The Capricho building, a strict contemporary of  Casa Vicens, is yet another example of the plenitude of this oriental tendency in which Gaudi found such prodigious solutions. Continue reading “El Capricho – Comillas – Spain

Le Mont Saint Michel - France

Acces to Mont Saint Michel FranceThe Mont Saint Michel is an international place of pilgrimage as well as a major tourist centre.
The different stages of its construction have created a unique architectural ensemble which was classified as a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1979. Continue reading “Le Mont Saint Michel – France

Royal Palace - Madrid - Spain

palacio real front garden touristic attractionThe Palacio Real or Royal Palace is the largest and certainly one of the most impressive palaces in Europe. It has more than 2000 luxuriously decorated rooms, 50 of which can be visited. It is located on the east of Madrid’s historic center, within walking distance of the Plaza de España. Continue reading “Royal Palace – Madrid – Spain

La Paz - Mexico

Air View over La Paz Mexico touristic attractionsLa Paz, Mexico, is a port city famous for its tourist trade and an ideal spot for rest and relaxation. Where is La Paz? The capital city of the state of Baja California Sur, La Paz is located at the southern end of the Baja California Peninsula. Continue reading “La Paz – Mexico