Exploring iconic downtown Pasadena. Continue reading A Walk in Old Pasadena
Traveling along the “Road of a Thousand Kasbahs” in Morocco gives you an opportunity to see a LOT of Kasbahs. Like there really are thousands of them. After looking at so many you finally have to visit one so we … Continue reading “Come with me to ze Kasbah …” – Morocco Travel
There’s more to Oxnard than you might think. A lot more. Most people the monkey knows actually don’t think too much about Oxnard. It’s one of those places you drive through on the way to someplace else and if … Continue reading Local Heritage & History
Lots of cities have parks. Probably most cities. There are parks and then there is Park Güell in Barcelona. It is more wonderland than park and this is where the famed Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí’ let his imagination run wild with fantastical shapes and designs that utilized his use of nature and organic structures to build a unique garden.
Earlier this week Kongo visited Casa Milà, popularly known as La Pedrera (the quarry) in Barcelona. This home was designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi and built in 1910. Kongo–under the guiding instruction of Mrs. Kongo–has become a bit of an architecture groupie and visiting the modernistic creation on the Passeig de Gràcia was a highlight of their stay in Spain.