There are artists, there are geniuses, there are peculiar characters, controversial, even bizarre and then there is: Salvador Dalí. This artist left the world without words and he keeps doing it after his death. Continuar leyendo “Dali”
The Romans arrived at what is now Tarragona at the beginning of the Second Punic war (218 BC), when Gneu Corneli Escipio, to strengthen the new Roman domination from Empúries to the Ebro River, attacked a Carthaginian camp located at the edge of an Iberian town called Kese, in the lower part of the current Tarragona, near the sea. Tarraco became the main wintering base of the Roman armies of Hispania, commanded by the Scipio brothers, and, died by Publi Cornelius Scipio the young man. The military camp was located on top of the hill that would dominate the future area of the city and would surround itself with a solid wall.
The Costa Brava owes its name to “Wild Coast”. Its nature, climate, history, the picturesqueness of its ports and some towns have a worldwide reputation. This coastline is a sum of sensations that will surprise you, from Blanes to Portbou, the nature has a prominent role in this territory it houses the Cap de Creus Natural Park, the Els Aiguamolls de l’Empordà Natural Park and the El Montgrí Natural Park, the Illes Medes and the Baix Ter. Three scenarios of enormous diversity; three places of great biological value.
The Christmas lights in the streets of Barcelona start coinciding with the black friday the last friday of November and it finish the January 6th. This year the lightning has been inaugurated on Thursday, November 23, at Rambla de Santa Mònica, as a tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack last August where 16 people died.
One thing about Barcelona is that it’s a city that doesn’t sleep. The Spanish eat late, drink late and go out vey late. At the weekend don’t be surprised if night clubs are pretty much empty until at least 01:00 – 02:00 in the morning, and they go on until about 06:00. Continuar leyendo “Nightlife In Barcelona”
The historic Penitentiary Center La Model, closed since the beginning of June, organizes concerted and free visits for all citizens who want to know how this well-known prison in the center of Barcelona works. The visit is formulated as an experience and as a route of knowledge and learning. It is made in groups on a preconceptional itinerary. Continuar leyendo “La Model Penitentary Center”
Barcelona is a city that offers you a lot of nightlife, but there is one thing that people do not know and it is the places where offers you karaoke.
Everybody knows about the existence of the Sagrada Familia, but did you know there is a magic frame in the facade? It is full of random figures but if you add in any direction they always give 33. It is also next to the statue that represents the Judas kiss. Continuar leyendo “Curiosities You Didn’t Know About Barcelona”
The original Oktoberfest also known as the beer party is one of the German historical and cultural celebrations and it is celebrated in Munich. This celebration was held for the first time in 1810 and is held annually between September and October. During this celebration more than 7,500,000 liters are consumed and it has an attendance of 6,000,000 people from all parts of the world. Continuar leyendo “Oktoberfest Barcelona”
The city of Barcelona has one of the best gastronomies in the world. If you come to this city these are the dishes you have to taste:
- Tomato Bread: This is the most traditional food in Catalonia. The techinque we use is very simple, we cut the tomato in half and we rub it over the bread adding a little of olive oil and salt. The bread we use in Barcelona it’s the french bagguette or the “pan de coca”. The dish is served accompanied with any sorts of sausages, ham, cheese, omelettes, anchovies, etc.