Tag Archives: La Rambla

MM 2-45: A High Key Look at Barcelona

For this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge I decided to experiment with the High Key 2 Preset (# 8) of the Nik Silver Efex Pro 2 plug-in to Adobe Lightroom.  I took this photo the day last October when we toured … Continue reading

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Our Walk Down La Rambla

After lunch on Day # 2 in Barcelona we followed what Rick Steves in his Pocket Barcelona calls The Ramblas Ramble. It’s about a mile walk from Placa de Catalunya down La Rambla, Barcelona’s most popular street, to the waterfront.

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Bike Borrowing in Barcelona

It’s called “bicing” and pronounced “bee-sing.” You borrow a bike at a station near your home and then ride to another station near your work. Periodically during the day you will see these trailers redistributing the bikes among the various … Continue reading

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The Heart of Barcelona

It’s called The Placa de Catalunya (Spanish: Plaza de Cataluna; English: Catalonia Square) and we just had to choose a hotel that was within walking distance of this square. We stayed in Barcelona for a total of seven days and … Continue reading

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We’re Back from Barcelona!

We just got back from our second trip to Spain. Five years ago we visited Madrid and several towns north and west of Madrid (Segovia, Valladolid, Benavente, Zamora, Salamanca and Avila) plus Granada. This time we spent seven days in … Continue reading

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