29 Photos - Oct 20, 2013
Photo: "Monument to the Discoveries" by architect Continelli Telmo and sculptor Leopoldo de Almeida in Lisbon, Portugal.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padrao_dos_DescobrimentosPhoto: Another view.Photo: Fatima, Portugal

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_Lady_of_FatimaPhoto: Porto, Portugal.  Portugal's second largest city after Lisbon.Photo: Plaza de Mayor in Salamanca, Spain.Photo: Lone musician outside Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain.Photo: Guggenheim Museum alongside the Nervion River in Bilbao, Spain.Photo: Guggenheim interior.Photo: Jeff Koons sculpture outside the Guggenheim.Photo: Another Jeff Koons in front of the museum.Photo: Village of Saint-Jean-de-Luz (Little Paris) just over the Spanish/French border.  People were all gathered by the waterfront to watch an air show. Composer Maurice Ravel was born here.Photo: Village of Saint-Jean-de-Luz (Little Paris).Photo: Estafeta Street in Pamplona where the running of the bulls takes place every July.Photo: Interior of Cafe Iruna in Pamplona where Ernest Hemingway used to hang out.Photo: Montserrat just outside of Barcelona.  Dramatic peaks surround this peaceful place of pilgrimage.Photo: Basilica De La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. On and off construction since 1882 and being built according to Antoni Gaudi's models.Photo: Interior of Sagrada FamiliaPhoto: Interior of Sagrada FamiliaPhoto: Barcelona was host of the 1992 Olympic Games.  The stadium was near our hotel.Photo: Port of BarcelonaPhoto: Paella!Photo: Gaudi's Guell Park in Barcelona.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Park_GuellPhoto: Gaudi's Guell Park in Barcelona.Photo: Former bull fighting ring in Barcelona.  It is now a mall with shops and restaurants.  Bull fighting is no longer permitted in Barcelona.Photo: L'Agora and Sundial Bridge in Valencia, Spain designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.Photo: More structures in Valencia by Santiago Calatrava.  Museum in foreground, Opera House in back.Photo: Monument to Cervantes in Madrid.

http://tinyurl.com/lvqezouPhoto: Former capital of Spain, Toledo, is one of the oldest cities in Europe. El Greco's "The Burial of the Count of Orgaz" is here.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Burial_of_the_Count_of_OrgazPhoto: Holy Toledo!