Tag: spain

Sep 4, 2013

Picture of the Day: A Triangular Volcano Shadow

Picture of the Day: A Triangular Volcano Shadow

A TRIANGULAR VOLCANO SHADOW Photograph by Juan Carlos Casado (TWAN) Seen here is the triangular shadow cast by Mount Teide, a volcano on Tenerife in the Canary Islands. With a summit of 3,718-metre (12,198 ft) it is the highest point in Spain and the highest point above sea level in the islands…

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May 8, 2013

Hypnotic Views of the Sagrada Familia Ceiling by Clement Celma

Hypnotic Views of the Sagrada Familia Ceiling by Clement Celma

Clement Celma is a photographer, videographer and designer based in Barcelona, Spain. In his wonderful photo series on Gaudi Architecture (many taken with a fisheye lens), Celma captures the organic beauty of Gaudi’s intricate designs. In the select images below, we check out the awe-inspiring ceiling of Sagrada Familia, a Roman Catholic church in…

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Nov 29, 2012

A Cliffside Home Overlooking the Mediterranean

A Cliffside Home Overlooking the Mediterranean

Situated on a cliff in Calpe, Alicante, Spain and overlooking the Mediterranean, this stunning home designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos is a sight to behold. The home has 242 square meters of interior space (2,604 square feet) and also features a gorgeous outdoor infinity pool. Due to the steepness of the plot and the…

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Nov 19, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Umbracle in Valencia, Spain

Picture of the Day: The Umbracle in Valencia, Spain

THE UMBRACLE IN VALENCIA, SPAIN Photograph by David Iliff L’Umbracle, part of the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències (City of Arts and Sciences) complex in Valencia, Spain, is a landscaped walk with plant species indigenous to Valencia (such as rockrose, lentisca, romero, lavender, honeysuckle, bougainvillea, palm tree). The Umbracle is…

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Jul 18, 2012

The Stunning Cliffside City of Ronda, Spain

The Stunning Cliffside City of Ronda, Spain

Ronda is a city in the Spanish province of Málaga. It is located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of the city of Málaga with a population of approximately 35,000 inhabitants. Ronda was first settled by the early Celts, who, in the 6th century BC, called it Arunda. Later Phoenician settlers established themselves nearby…

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