Hiking to the Gypsy Caves of Granada

gypsy caves of Sacromonte

“The music, it feels to many, has an Indian touch,” said our guide while we heard a troop practicing their Flamenco steps inside their caves. Of course, they will have a bit preserved from their roots in India, thought I. The hippies in Granada are the decedents of Indian nomads who made Granada in Spain their home.  And their dwellings in Caves of Sacromonte are famous for two major cultural components, Flamenco and the white-washed caves.  Read more

8  Must Visit Places in Barcelona That Would Make You Fall in Love With It

must visit places barcelona city guide spain

 

This beautiful city was the first halt on my months-long solo backpacking trip to Europe. Undoubtedly, it turned out to be one of the most exhilarating experience and a perfect start for this long trip.

The city that has been a home to the European artists during the Renaissance Era and Modernisme Movement is speckled with a number of buildings singing the glory of Art Nouveau. Even a week-long visit to this city would not let you experience enough of its art and architecture. However, if you are supposed to choose the ‘must visit’ places then the following list would surely do justice to your exploration.   Read more