Here. Just about to become completely useless, as work started on tearing up the medieval town from Urquianona more or less via Bilbao and the Plaza del Ángel to the Plaza Antonio López. The Barceloneta bullring is still there (closed 1924), the port has real boats, the basilica of the Merced and the cathedral face onto housing, the Sarriá station on Pelayo is still above ground, the town is dotted with barracks and convents etc etc. Greater Barcelona, with villages like Gracia, Horta, las Corts, San Gervasio, Sarriá, Sans, Hostafranchs, Pueblo Nuevo, and Clot, here. Montserrat here.
- The mugger mugged
Several Chinese have whispered me grossly inaccurate versions of this story, so here’s the truth, from the mouth of a horse
- Aerial panorama of Barcelona’s old port in 1962
Another view of Barcelona, this time the centrefold from the magazine Triunfo in September 1962. Other photos on pp35-53, of which
- Trompe-l’Å“il ascent to Heaven of Our Lady of Mercy, Barcelona
This time-lapse video reduces some 38 minutes to 2.5. The great bronze Vulture and Child on top of the Basilica de
- Patron saint of Barcelona swapped because of climate change?
When the original cathedral was consecrated in 1058, it was dedicated to the Holy Cross and to St Eulalia, who on
- Esta quer siñela de undibel
A selection of Spanish Romani religious video.