Tag Archives: Stone

Peek a boo

5 Jul copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Ginger bread house – Parc Güell

Peek a boo! I see you! Through my windows… and what do you see? Scroll on, and you’ll find out!

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Curls and swirls – Plaça del Bonsuccès

These were nice, weren’t they? The best is yet to come – after the page break – don’t miss them!

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No water needed

29 Jun copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Flower house – Carrer de l’Or

These days we’ve been hit by a heatwave in Barcelona (and many parts of Europe, in fact) and it is quite a task to keep my plants and flowers from wilting. But by watering them often they seem to be holding up OK. No water needed for these flowers! You can see why…

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Far East flower – Carrer Lleona

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Turrets and towers

19 Mar copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Via Laietana

Happy Monday! By now you know that there are many beautiful buildings in Barcelona, and that it is worthwhile to look up at them as often as is comfortable. One of the reasons for that, is to be able to see the turrets and towers that preside over some of the buildings. Here are a handful of them for you to enjoy…

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Bloomin’ beautiful!

25 Jan copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Carrer Diputació

There’s a building on Carrer Diputació number 235, which appears to be practically overgrown with flowers. It’s really quite something, so I just had to share it with you.

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Stone roses (and other flowers)

21 Dec copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Carrer Marqués de Campo Sagrado

Happy Winter solstice! From today on, the days are getting longer again, hurray! To celebrate, I got you bunch of flowers (roses and other kinds too). Hope you like them! (You don’t mind they’re made of stone, right?) Enjoy!

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Stone love

24 Oct copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Carrer Àngels

Happy Monday! Did you have a nice weekend? We had some rain here, in Barcelona, so I spent some time watching episodes of “Rome” (do you know the series?). Inspired by the gorgeous stage setting of this series, I decided to show you some stone carvings today. I think you’ll be impressed…

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