When I was in Barcelona, briefly, four years ago, I fell in love with Gaudi - one of the leading architects of the modernism movement and modernism architecture. Honestly, if I had been introduced to Gaudi's works when I was in high school, I believe that I would be an architect today. This trip, I … Continue reading Barcelona is famous for Modernism Architecture
High in the Montserrat Mountains, of the Catalonia region in Spain, is the the Montserrat Monastery for Benedictine monks. It has a remarkable history dating back to 880 when a group of shepherd children saw a brilliant light descending from the heavens along with beautiful singing. They thought it was the voices of angels. The … Continue reading Montserrat – A Great Day Trip from Barcelona
After a four hour flight from Nepal, I was the city of Dubai which is in the country of the United Arab Emirates. As my friend Joan said, "talk about cultural whiplash!" I went from crowded congested roads like this: To organized roads like this: I went from a city like this in a developing … Continue reading United Arab Emirates – Dubai!