Abode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 6

Montserrat Mountains

Our last day at Barcelona trip, we wanted to visit Montserrat. Montserrat is a mountain top monastery in Catalonia, Spain. Situated atop an unusual rock mountain, it is very popular among Catalans, and Catholic pilgrims come from far and wide to see the Black Madonna. At 1236 meters above the valley floor, Montserrat is the … Read moreAbode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 6

Abode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 5

Sagrada Família

The third-day in Barcelona was covered in my last blog. During the afternoon we headed out to visit Gaudí’s greatest creation – Sagrada Família. Online Ticket was tough to get as it was being Sunday, there was quite a rush of tourists. So around 6 PM local time we could get into the church. We … Read moreAbode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 5

Abode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 4

Monument a Colom

Our third day at Barcelona was a Sunday. On Sunday Barcelona markets & most shops are more or less closed except few tourist shops along with few bakeries and pastry shops. On searching for information, we found Maremàgnum mall and some flea markets are open on that day. So we planned to visit Columbus Monument, … Read moreAbode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 4

Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 VC USD Brief Hands-on Review

Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 VC USD

In 2014 Tamron built a very affordable super telephoto zoom lens – SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC USD which I was fortunate to review here. The lens was an instant success and spawned a whole new class of similar focal range portable long telephoto zoom lenses. In 2017 Tamron launched the second generation of that lens … Read moreTamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 VC USD Brief Hands-on Review

Abode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 3

Flamico Theater

After visiting the Gothic Quarter, which I covered in my earlier blog, we had our lunch at a restaurant at OBE restaurant on Plaça de Santa Caterina. Very good food, fabulous service and reasonable prices. Friendly staff with a fine understanding of English along with English menus made both our stomach and heart full. European … Read moreAbode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 3

Abode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 2

La Boqueria Market

For our second day in Barcelona, we wanted to explore Gothic Quarter (Barri Gòtic) which is the centre of the old city of Barcelona. We took the metro from Diagonal metro station closest to our hostel and within 2 stops reached Liceu (Green Line, L3). Coming out of the metro station we were greeted by … Read moreAbode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 2

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