Barcelona

I have lived in Barcelona since 2006 and every so often I run a post about my adopted homeland, Catalunya.

In 2016, I spotted a pair of kestrels roosting in the apartment building opposite mine. You can read about them here and here.

Knights vs Snails: an intriguing stone carving in the cathedral at Manresa.

10 Fun facts about Barcelona.

Fin whales migrate off the coast of Vilanova i La Geltru, and you can read about my less-than-successful attempts to see them here: 1. 2. 3.

Barcelona has a healthy population of wild boar, but are wolves rewilding Catalunya too?

The Bats of Barcelona – why the bat is one of the city’s symbols.

Gaudí’s Casa Batlló – the influence of Antoni Gaudí is everywhere here.

Cremat – an alcoholic drink from the Costa Brava, which is on fire when they serve it to you!

No trip to Barcelona is complete without a look at the Nou Camp, Barça’s huge stadium.