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Autumn leaves

30 Sep
Autumn leaves found in details around Barcelona's buildings

Metro station Liceu

The last day of September, and after a rather hot week last week, it seems Autumn has come to visit Barcelona again. Leaves are gathering on the ground, leaving barer branches reflected in windows, and balconies are being cleared for cooler weather is coming…

Autumn leaves found in details around Barcelona's buildings

Passeig de Joan de Borbò

Brown leaves, such a symbol of Autumn, aren’t they? There are lots of them around Barcelona, and not only of the natural kind. Just keep your eyes open, and look around you, and you will see!

Autumn leaves found in details around Barcelona's buildings

Carrer Torrent de l’Olla

Leaves carved into panels on wooden doors, or scratched into walls the two-tone sgraffito way…

Autumn leaves found in details around Barcelona's buildings

I forgot where this is…

…as well as forged from iron, and gracing window bars.

Autumn leaves found in details around Barcelona's buildings

Carrer Dagueria

While they haven’t all quite fallen yet, and the sun is shining in the right direction, you can see their beautiful shadows cast on corner walls, like I saw yesterday morning… Have a wonderful week, everyone!

Autumn leaves found in details around Barcelona's buildings

Carrer Tamarit

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Autumn colours

15 Oct copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Natural Autumn colours – Carrer Doctor Dou

It’s official, Autumn has made its appearance in Barcelona, and not just because it’s mid-October, but because temperatures have dropped and showers abound. With cooler weather and blustery showers come Autumn colours, but these are not so obvious in a city setting. Or are they? See for yourself…

copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Man-made Autumn colours – Palau Güell

When nature is not to be found on your doorstep, or only in small doses, you may have to look to the man-made to discover shades of Autumn colours. And if you seek,  you shall find. As I did. I’ll let the images do the talking…

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