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Observations of Cuba: People

I took a lot of photos in Havana, and while I have much to say about many of them, some of the photos I took speak for themselves. 92 more words

Cuba

Masterpieces in Madrid: Rogier van den Weyden Exhibition Announced at The Prado

Now may be a very good time for you to schedule a trip to Madrid. Today the Prado has announced a major exhibition featuring three of the most important paintings by the 15th century Flemish painter Rogier van der Weyden, arguably the greatest of all Netherlandish artists of the Middle Ages. 176 more words

Culture

Prado Part III and Sevilla

Hey everybody! I hope you’re having a good week so far. Here’s some updates on what I did this past week!

On Friday, we had yet another trip to the Prado for my art class, still talking about Velázquez. 1,092 more words

Study Abroad

Deposition by Rogier van der Weyden

When it comes to painting, I feel that most people are into the Italian school, and mostly during the Renaissance. I can understand because I like it as well but, to me, the Flemish school is the best. 536 more words

Art

Garden of Earthly Delights

Start with walking out of they royal church in Madrid.   A magnificent modern church with an array of geometric patterns possibly portraying biblical text (I am not an expert on biblical literature).  670 more words

Finding Love as an Old Married Couple, or the Difference Between Paris and Madrid

A vacation without kids, sounds perfect, no? Well, about five years ago I took a trip to Paris with my husband and it was. Romance, sex, monuments, and did I mention the sex? 292 more words

Martini Madness