Montserrat is the heart of Catalonia.

Angels sawed the local mountains with a gold saw. Unusual mountains turned out in the form of Figures made of stone. From a local legend       I see vivid images of the processes of angelic creativity, which resulted in a fabulous small mountain range 50 kilometers from Barcelona. There was a seabed here inContinue reading “Montserrat is the heart of Catalonia.”

Tarragona is the capital of the Roman province of Tarracon Spain.

Nice city on the Mediterranean coast. Was there a drop of the greatness of the Roman Empire? We leave for Tarragona on the day of all saints on November 1. In the old part of the city on the seashore is a Roman amphitheater. One side of it is built of rock. There were gladiatorialContinue reading “Tarragona is the capital of the Roman province of Tarracon Spain.”

Poblet is a monastery where Aragonese kings and queens sleep. Spain.

I open the massive door to the temple and hear loud organ music. My legs begin to walk at a certain pace, set by the sounding organ. A knight wakes up in me. And this is not just a game of knight, but really – confidence, readiness for battle, fearlessness. The sword hanging on theContinue reading “Poblet is a monastery where Aragonese kings and queens sleep. Spain.”