Tag Archives: Architecture

Call it Prague or Praha, but call it beautiful

Saturday May 31st ~ Prague, Czech Republic Most of my generation will remember the country Czechoslovakia.  As a sovereign state, it existed in Central Europe from 1918 until it peaceably split into the two countries of Slovakia and the Czech … Continue reading

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Riga, Latvia ~ Art nouveau, snails, market place and blue cheese

Saturday May 17th ~ Riga, Latvia One of the most famous people born in Riga is the brilliant dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov.   Old Town Riga is all about the architecture, and the style is mostly Art Nouveau.  The majority are dated … Continue reading

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Barcelona ~ Park Güell, Gaudi and Architectural Flair

Sunday, April 6th, Barcelona Sundays are quiet in our neighborhood.  The small stores are closed and the streets are vacated.  You’ve heard the saying about rolling up the sidewalks after dark, well that applies in spades here on Sundays. You … Continue reading

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