Tag Archives: mosaics

What we did while our flight took off without us

Would you be surprised to know one of our best travel days ever was in Madrid – and caused us to miss our flight back to the U.S.? We’ll take a break from more recent events to tell you what … Continue reading

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A park where no one bothers looking at the greenery

We love to visit parks to see plantings, trees, and birds, but that’s beside the point at Barcelona’s Park Güell. Everyone makes the trek up to Park Güell for one thing: to take in Antoni Gaudi’s inspired conception of what … Continue reading

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Thousands of tiny stones and glass

The immense stone columns at archaeological sites may be the first thing you notice, but, then, the tiny bits of stone and glass forming the ancient mosaics draw you in for a careful study.  Mosaics are a clear depiction of … Continue reading

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