“We have given a diploma either to a crazy person or to a genius!” These were the thoughts of Gaudí’s professor who gave him the diploma when Antoni Gaudí graduated from his architecture school in Barcelona. He was a good prophet, wasn’t he? Brace yourself for an architectural odyssey!
The gigantic windmills reminded me of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza. But I was neither in a fairy tale, nor was I in Spain. And I was not fighting them, I was admiring them. If you have ever been to the Netherlands, then, you might know what I am talking about. The country teems with […]
¡Bienvenidos a Madrid, Svet! My name is Francisco Goya. I am going to be your tour guide around the royal capital of Spain. A tiny pixie informed me that you have already marvelled at Barcelona’s resplendence. Gaudí had constructed a city that stupefies its visitors in every direction they look. Now, I will ensure your […]
As soon as the car engine was brought to a halt and I entered the wooden gate of “Levana Guest House”, an irresistible fragrance instantaneously seeped into my nose. Slowly, it spread to all my senses, which immediately commenced celebrating the tantalising odour. The divine aroma, coupled with Krasi’s home-made rosé wine, kept playing with […]
The alarm buzzed at 04:02 and completely destroyed the beautiful, uncensored dream I was having. It was Friday and some people were probably still having tipsy conversations about world politics over an aged whisky. However, I woke up in this dark, misty hour of the day with one thought in mind – RAFTING TARA! I […]