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The Born Neighbourhood

El Born in Barcelona, is popular with tourists for its narrow streets, interesting and stylish independent shops, and great range of cafes, restaurants and bars.

It is also still a real neighbourhood: locals live here.  Look up and you’ll see their plant-bedecked windows, toy strewn balconies and heavily laden washing lines. You’ll also see the occasional sign reminding tourists to keep quiet at night.  Hopefully the photos below capture the neighbourhood feel.





Posted as part of Sonel’s new Black and White Weekly Challenge.  This week the theme is Neighbourhood.

9 replies »

  1. Yes I agree. The photos do have a neighbourhood feel and they are very peaceful. Lovely work. It reminds me of my visit to Spain.


    • I think I don’t do black and white often enough. It is very peaceful. And brings out details you might not notice when distracted by colour.


  2. Your photo’s are exquisite indeed TWI and you’ve captured the feel of the neighbourhood so well! I love it! 🙂 Thanks so much for taking part. Much appreciated. 😀 *hugs*


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