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Spain #58

By handlerstudio  
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So this is the last upload of images from Barcelona.....this was the stairway (from the top floor) of the B&B we stayed in while in Barcelona. We were unaware until much later of the issues, particularly in Barcelona, of tourists staying in B&Bs. We were in a nice residential neighborhood, so it reduced the housing stock for local people, and hurt hotels and apparently the local tax base as well. That bering said, it was very convenient, let us make breakfast to our tastes every day, and in a walking city, in walking distance from almost everything we wanted to do in Barcelona. The version included is the elevator in the building.

I wil return to Spain, headed to Oviedo, where Isaac was in school studying Spanish....if you have a kid abroad, you go visit. Then off to Bilbao, and then Seville.

Starting tomorrow, for a few days, I will be responding to Spring, with the miracle of everything coming up with beauty in the midst of pandemic.

Peter

Tags: Spain Barcelona Architecture Stairway Coronavirus

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dimalexa 4 5 Greece
10 Apr 2020 1:24AM
A correctly designed staircase and an elevator of the period before 1955, which is a piece of art. I'm glad to see these. Excellent photos, Peter!
Dimitris
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
10 Apr 2020 2:07AM
A lot of stairs but good exercise. Well captured, both pictures.
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
10 Apr 2020 2:36AM
The elevator is quite charming---probably slow and scary--1 or maybe 2 people???
10 Apr 2020 2:37AM
Wonderful piece of art great designing. Best wishes for Easter Peter,
WesternRed.
10 Apr 2020 5:05AM
Love them both, Peter but your technique in the lead photo is great!!
Mike
dales Plus
5 11 Australia
10 Apr 2020 9:19AM
Great POV with the lead Peter , two excellent captures ( also agree with Dimitris )
Ian
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2020 10:36AM
I can't manage stairs these days so that fancy lift would be useful.

Peter
10 Apr 2020 10:42AM
Two wonderful images of this B&B and interesting description.
Saastad Plus
2 16 15 Norway
10 Apr 2020 2:36PM
Well done!

Arne Smile
johnke Plus
8 228 17 England
10 Apr 2020 9:13PM
I dont know about the elevator being scary, but the sitars look pretty scary also, well detailed Peter...John
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2020 2:24PM
Both variants are very good, love the view point of the lead shot...
Isabel GrinGrin
Saastad Plus
2 16 15 Norway
12 Apr 2020 7:32PM
Just a late award for you Peter!
Take care!

Arne Smile
13 Apr 2020 8:02PM
Great POV on the staircase . I Love the old elevator as well Peter. V2 is just missing the elavator operator, also from a bygone era . We had a few interesting elevator operator men and later women over the years in an old building in Downtown Calgary that I frequented ..
Regards Walt

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