Barcelona (3-7 Jan. 2014)

Four sunny and incredible days. Whoever plans to fly to a warm place during this cold and foggy winter, Barcelona is one of the best locations. The food, the people, the weather and the city are one of the most welcoming and comforting places a tourist can be confronted with.

Below are some pictures of my exciting and amusing trip:

18°C at 5.30pm on January 3, winter season – not for Barcelona though

Sunset over Port Vell, Barcelona’s main port, located at the end of Avenida del Paralel & La Rambla

Hotel W Barcelona – at first sight Dubai’s hotel Burj al Arab could come to one’s mind

Colorful decorations in Antoni Gaudí’s Casa Batlló

Clear skies above Barcelona and Casa Batlló
La Sagrada Familia – another project by Gaudí

Parc Güell, Gaudí’s projects are everywhere

Parc Güell’s main symbol – “el drac” … the dragon

View of Barcelona with the two highest tower’s of the city (Mapfre & Hotel Arts) straight in front, on the left the Sagrada Familia

One of the three crosses at the very top of Parc Güell

La Cabalgata de Los Reyes on January 6

The Colombus monument

Torre Calatrava, located at the great Olympic facilities that took place in 1992
The MNAC, one of the most important museums of the city, containing the best Romanesque wall paintings in the world

The AGBAR Tower, the headquarters of the Barcelona water company

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