This week, find inspiration in a piece of art. Then, imitate it. To participate in this week’s photo challenge click here Advertisements
In response to The Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: “Ornate.” Forget about subdued and restrained. This week, let’s embrace the breathtakingly extravagant. Location: Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya – National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC) Barcelona, Spain
Hello Sunshine Lovers 🙂 Here’s a little update on what’s going on in my neck of the woods. Last weekend I visited #63 from the 100 Places to see in Europe before you Die list and I’m posting a few photos bellow. This beautiful beach is located on the East side of the island and it’s my favourite beach here so far. There are still plenty of beaches to explore and I cannot wait to see them all. The most beautiful ones are located on the East and West sides of the island. Nissi Beach Usually there’s a sand path here connecting the beach to the island which you can cross, but today it was covered with water How beautiful is this water? 🙂 View from the little island The island is covered in very interesting rocky terrain as well as some wild plants and flowers This is the Cliff diving spot which is pretty awesome. I didn’t jump as I had my camera with me, but on my next visit, I’m totally jumping from there …
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Broken.” Wall Art at Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art To participate in this Week’s Photo Challenge click here
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Wall.” Share an image of a wall that reveals something about a place, people, or you. Location: Close to Trindade Metro station, Central Porto, Portugal
Dessert Loop Trail continued from previous post: Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix AZ, Part 2
Another great place to visit in London is the Tate Modern. This is an absolute must for all Art lovers. While you do have to pay admission for some galleries, a lot of them are free. You can grab lunch inside, enjoy the balcony views & purchase nice gifts from their little gift shop downstairs.
According to Condé Nast Traveler readers these are the World’s Best Cities for Arts and Culture Lovers. Siena, Italy Paris, France Readers’ rating: 93.2 (tie) Siena is legendary for the Piazza del Campo, the city’s central square that has remained largely unchanged since the 13th century. A wealth of Renaissance artworks can be viewed in the city’s numerous churches. The crown jewel is Siena Cathedral, which houses pieces by Michelangelo, Donatello, and Bernini. Hemingway famously called Paris “a moveable feast” for its tendency to stick with you long after you’ve left. Paris has more than 150 museums. The Louvre alone boasts 70,000 masterworks, including The Mona Lisa and Winged Victory of Samothrace. Paris is also a haven for literary giants, from Frenchmen like Voltaire, Hugo, and Balzac to expats like Stein and Hemingway. Parisian architecture is peerless, encompassing towering Gothic cathedrals such as Notre Dame and Sainte-Chapelle, plus Art Nouveau head-turners like Castel Beranger. Venice, Italy Rome, Italy Readers’ rating: 93.3 (tie) Nowhere else on earth is quite like Venice—a town built on water, accessible only …