Columbus on high



Christopher Columbus statue,  Barcelona,  August 2018

The Monument a Colom stands at the bottom of the Rambla, with the 40 metre Corinthian column granting Columbus an excellent view out to sea. The bronze explorer clutches a scroll in one hand, whilst pointing out across the ocean with the other, all set for some new discoveries.


Columbus playing for FC Barcelona, May 2013




Copyright Debbie Smyth, 24 August 2018

Posted as part of Weekend B&W

11 thoughts on “Columbus on high

  1. ioh yes I remember that place. I photographed the children I was with on the lions. Barcelona is a city I love


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