old salt and new salt
Like ancient fortifications, old salt prospection sites are as varied and ingenious as local conditions made them.
summer solstice and the pyrenees
Since time unknown celebrate the inhabitants of Isil the night of the summer solstice in a rather particular manner.
old paths, dams and canoes at last
Forgotten paths run deep in the canyon covered by water now. Paths of old that climbed dangerously towards the Pyrenees.
a walk round the lake and the pyrenees
The lowest lake in the Park Nacional d’Aigues Tortes i Estany de Sant Maurici bathed under the sun of the last days of Spring gives a view to the snowed passes we left behind a few days before.
the bishop’s seat and a past of “reconquista”
The Crypt could not be carved into the rock and stands exceptionally level to the floor of the hall opposite to the throne of the bishop and the stalls.
hidden places and a past of “reconquista”
not even you would go there unless the sting of curiosity pulls you off the state road N230 and up the winding single line road to Montañana.
remote vall de boi and preserved past
Unchanged because of the lack of regional wealth to turn them into a more modern Gothic version of themselves, after once the noble family of Erill, enriched after taking part on the “Reconquista”, commissioned them to the best Italian architects of the time.
the pyrenees and a seven days hike
The range shows nonetheless a harsher past with U-shaped glacier valleys and round ground granite bedrocks where now shy flowers root among their tiny crevasses.
musica and modernist barcelona
Built in the begining of the 20th Century in the very particular modernist style of the time, the Palau de la Musica in Barcelona brings the visitor back in time.