Tuesday, June 6

Monserrat Mountain: Barcelona Road Landscape

Monserrat Mountain: Barcelona Road Landscape
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I took this picture of the Mountain of Montserrat from a gas station on my way out of Barcelona last weekend. As I had already mentioned Montserrat in my previous post about Torre Agbar, I decided to show this landscape image. Its jagged silhouette is an omnipresent travel company along the road as it extends through Bages, Anoia and Baix LLobregat comarques, in Barcelona province. You should know that Mare de Deu de Monserrat is the patroness of Catalonia, but that´s another story. Find out more about Montserrat Mountain.

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Blogger Kris said...

splendid sight! tell me you spend sometime to admire the view?

10:00 AM  
Blogger Carlos said...

At the time I took this one I was in a hurry and I only spend about 5 minutes while my family was in the gas station shop for a drink. Besides, I was on my way to Pedraforca, another beautiful mountain with incredible views and I took good pictures (but that is not in Barcelona province so I am not sure if I should post them).

4:19 PM  
Blogger luggi said...

Oh, go ahead. Post them! (Great post, very informative.)

6:56 PM  
Blogger Cynthia! said...

is this where the "virgen negra" is??

11:52 PM  
Blogger Carlos said...

>luggi, thanks for encouraging me, I´ll see to that soon
>yes, you are right. At the monastery of the same name, but I intend to deal with that topic some other time, thus the scarcity of references.

2:13 AM  
Anonymous Guy said...

great photo; for the 'other side of the coin' check out one i took from the top of Montserrat :)

2:13 PM  

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