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Orange in Barcelona

30 Apr
Spotting orange things around Barcelona

Palau de la Mùsica

For Dutch nationals around the globe, today is a very special day. The queen is abdicating in favour of her son, and orange is the couleur du jour. I thought I’d join in the celebrations, with images of orange from around this wonderful city: orange in Barcelona.

Spotting orange things around Barcelona

Butano gas – Rambla del Raval

Butano gas bottles are so common in Spain, that their name (butano) has become the adjective of their orange colour. Wrapped around a couple of posts to alert of their presence, bright plastic webbing adds a touch of orange to the everyday.

Spotting orange things around Barcelona

Plastic alert – Carrer Minerva

Spotting orange things around Barcelona

House of Orange – Ronda de Sant Pau

A two-tone jigsaw pattern creates a striking effect on this house of orange on Ronda de Sant Pau, while an FGC sign stands tall, like a beacon, at the base of Tibidabo mountain. For those of you in the Netherlands: happy Queen’s Day! And for everyone else, happy Tuesday!

Spotting orange things around Barcelona

It’s a sign – Plaça John Kennedy

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Rusty was here…

17 Apr copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Carrer Ersame Janer

If you look carefully around Barcelona, you’ll be able to see evidence that Rusty was here… for he has left his mark on various buildings in many ways, but always in the marked colour scheme that is so obviously his. Here, let me show you…

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