Posted in Art, Photo challenge

Travel theme: Twist

The twisting lines of Antoni Gaudí‘s beautiful serpentine bench in Parc Guëll in Barcelona, Spain.

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Posted in Six word stories

Solo

My second entry in the 6WSC, theme music:

~ TIN HEARTBEAT RENDERS RHYTHM OF LIFE ~

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This musician played in Barcelona, all by himself, at a quiet spot in a park. He created magical sounds and rhythms with this metal music instrument and had me listening for a long while. Does anyone know what this instrument is called? 

Update: my friend from The Life and Times of a Leo Woman has found more information: it seems to be a Hang Drum. Take a minute to listen to its voice…

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Posted in Art, Border hopping, Photo, Photo challenge

Travel theme: Benches

To see benches from all over the world is Ailsa’s goal this week. So I dug into my photo archives and found:

~ this simple but stylish wooden bench in Corfe, England.

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~no mere bench, but a home for a dog and her pups.

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~ too beautiful to sit on.

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~ Ailsa, this might look familiar to you: a Dublin bench. The photo in the header was also taken there.

130412bench6~ and another piece of art, the Serpent Bench in Park Güell, Barcelona, designed by Antoni Gaudí.

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Want to see more benches? Then quickly go to Ailsa’s Where’s my backpack? Hurry, or your seat might be taken!