Category Archives: Barcelona

Peer pressure in the waves

Part 1. Mara alone When the mind says go and the body says go You run through the sand till you reach the shore And once your toes touch the water Your will comes to a halt. Too cold, too … Continue reading

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The Collserola Park: Barcelona’s secret garden

The first time I took a trip to the Collserola park was when I had very little to do one Sunday and a friend (thanks, Viv!) recommended it to me. She said it was a huge natural park very close … Continue reading

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The story of how I gave a chocolate bar to that girl on the subway

So it was a Saturday and I was doing my shopping alone. It all took place in Barcelona, where people are supposedly always happy and touched by a spell which makes them radiate warmth. I, being the special, out-of-the-ordinary girl … Continue reading

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Spring in January

When the sun shines over the city, covering the neighborhoods in stripes of light, you forget the month. It’s not January. It can’t be January. You need to get from point A to point B, but the direct way is … Continue reading

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Sand, sky, light and water – how to meditate on the beach in Barcelona

Evening already. Oh how time flies when you’re in Barcelona! And this time, it took down the sun with such speed that only a few clouds were still getting their cotton backs warmed by this middle sized star by the … Continue reading

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