Traveling Spain, where the dead are more alive than the dead of any other country in the world. In the north-west of Spain, Santiago de Compostela is famous for being the final destination of the path of Santiago https://www.caminodesantiago.gal/en/inicio, it preserves a cathedral from 1211, whose facade decorated with stone statues opens towards a large square enclosed by the walls …Read More »
Some people dream of success, while Maria Blanchard, Gerardo Diego and Melody make it happen. After our “author’s journey” in France http://meetingbenches.com/2019/02/four-travelers-of-french-creativity-between-two-worlds-france-the-endless-lines-of-possible-journeys-including-songs-painted-books/, we offer you our experience in the Spanish creativity. Starting from Santander we will arrive in Madrid, but our final destination is Dos Hermanas, in Andalusia. You will remember the scent of the “beef cheek” and the wonder …Read More »
FOR A GOOD SONG, GREAT MELODY AND LYRICS THEY HAVE TO TOUCH HEART – Melodía Ruiz Gutiérrez / Melody: When you feel like music can affect in so many ways.
There is a melody in everything. Its typical dishes to try, gazpacho, roast peppers and fried fish. The origin of the present settlement dates to the division of lands by a Castilian King. South of Seville, Dos Hermanas http://www.andalucia.com/province/sevilla/dos-hermanas/home is the ninth-largest town in Andalucia. Here, Alquería (a neo-mudéjar style building with horseshoe arches), was built in 1872, becoming a …Read More »
The Sorolla Museum, http://www.mecd.gob.es/msorolla/en/inicio.html aims to promote enjoyment of Joaquín Sorolla’s legacy, in the conviction, that this legacy can provide a positive and enriching emotional and aesthetic experience, as an instrument of knowledge where to develop their own creative abilities. The Sorolla Museum occupies artist’s family house from 1911 (the house has been preserved almost intact with the decoration, it …Read More »
JOAQUIN SOROLLA 1/3 – he was born in 1863 in Valencia, Spain. His style was a variant of Impressionism. His best works painted in open air portray the sunny seacoast of Valencia. He drew his inspiration from the light on the water near his home and his beach scenes are marked by sharp contrasts of light and shade. The appearance …Read More »