Tag Archives: Old

Proud to be old

18 Jun copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Painted – Carrer Princep de Viana

Happy Monday! Did you have a good weekend? I had a blast, hanging out and partying with friends, and today I feel tired and old! But that’s OK, because in Barcelona you can be proud to be old!

copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Sgraffito gorgeousness – Carrer Bonsuccès

Apart from Amsterdam, Barcelona is the only other city I know where age is carried with pride – on buildings that is! Whether painted in bas-relief, sgraffito’ed, carved, tiled, or carved, there are signs of age just about everywhere in this gorgeous town. Here, see for yourself…

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No longer in use

24 Feb copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Carrer Xuclà

As Barcelona is an ‘old’ city, there are many elements to be found which belong to the past, and which are more often than not, no longer in use. I have gathered a few to show you – here goes!

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More old shops

12 Jan copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Carrer Avinyò

It’s been a while since I showed you a selection of old shops, so how about a bit of a shopping tour today? The weather is good, and the sales are on, so you may even find yourself a bargain or two!

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