"Malaga", Blog English, Country, Spain

The Carmen Thyssen Museum of Málaga

In our visit to the city of Malaga, we could not miss out on the main museum of this Spanish city, the Carmen Thyssen Museum. Opened in 2011, this museum brings together one of the most important collections of Spanish and Andalusian painting from the early nineteenth century to the beginnings of modern times in the twentieth century. Its collection covers some of the main genres of Spanish art in this period, such as landscape and customs, paying special attention to Andalusian paintings. Continue reading “The Carmen Thyssen Museum of Málaga”

"Madrid", Blog English, Country, Spain

Santa Barbara Church, Madrid

The church of which we are going to share with you a bit of its history, we had already had our eye on it on a previous visit to Madrid. It was not open on that occasion, so we put it on the list of places to visit on our next visit. This time, we had the opportunity to enter and were delighted with its architecture that projects a lot of elegance. Continue reading “Santa Barbara Church, Madrid”

"Malaga", Blog English, Country, Spain

“Santo Cristo de la Salud” Church of Malaga

On our way to visit the Carmen Thyssen Museum in Malaga (Spain), next to it, we found a church barely noticeable given its location on “Compañía” Street, which is very narrow and it becomes somewhat difficult to observe the facade, which, although it was a simple one, had some architectural details. Continue reading ““Santo Cristo de la Salud” Church of Malaga”

Blog English, Country, Spain, Valencia

The Silk Exchange / Market – Valencia

“I am a famous house built in fifteen years. Try and see how good is the commerce that does not use fraud in the word, that swears to the neighbor and does not fail, that does not give its money with usury. The merchant who lives in this way will overflow with riches and will finally enjoy eternal life”. Continue reading “The Silk Exchange / Market – Valencia”