Taken in a sacred space on a sacred mountain in Catalunya. But between the image itself and the music — a live organ improvisation at the basilica while we were there — it’s more than a little spooky.
Including some photos and video from Spain. All together it’s 20 minutes worth of never-before-seen material!
Sorry, couldn’t resist. A few selected videos and pix… Imperial 82 Salon Comedor, Plaça de Gala i Salvador Dalí, Figueres, Vilatenim, Figueres, Alt Empordà, Girona, CAT, 17600, España
The high point for many pilgrims is a visit to “La Moreneta,” or Our Lady of Montserrat, a 12th century carving of a black Madonna and child which legend says was found in a grotto on the mountain. But you must see Josep Maria Subirachs’ St. George Chapel.
An experience, and an amazing dinner.
There has been a citadel or lookout at the top of Montjuic for over a thousand years. Now, it’s the home of tourist attractions — the museum of catalan art, the Miro foundation, the 1992 Olympics site, and the castle. We approached from the Placa de Espana, which was kind of an error. It looks…
After decades of visiting The Cloisters museum in New York, I was surprised I’d never seen one “In the wild,” as it were.
I have more photos than I know what to do with, so let’s take this slowly. Some things in this world, nothing really prepares you for their insane awesomeness. Like Yosemite Valley, or driving down the steeper hills of San Francisco. Or the mind-bending hallucinatory creative spiritual genius of La Sagrada Familia. Every picture tells…