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Barcelona, Day 2(a): Cathedral

What an excellent cathedral. Every cathedral should have cloisters with palm trees and a fishpond and geese. The first time we tried to look inside, it was Sunday morning, so of course the view was limited; this was Monday, however, and the only limitation was the need to get to Parc Güell for the time on our tickets.


Pink: The Color of Peace and Harmony

The Pink Mosque of Maguindanao — constructed in December 2012 and formally opened to devotees in June 2014 — is a gift to the people of Datu Saudi Ampatuan from its mayor, Samsudin Utto Dimaukom, Al-Hadj. 213 more words


Save Sammezzano

A treasure trove of jewel-like colours, ornate Arabic architecture and intricate woven patterns, Castello di Sammezzano, near Florence, is a yet another architectural gem that is in danger. 235 more words


Las Hadas: History, Mystery and Celebration

Have you ever seen a photograph of a location and knew you had to go there?  Nikk and I were planning our sailing trip south from La Cruz de Huanacaxtle in December when I spotted the photograph of Las Hadas Resort in  997 more words

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