Monday, December 16, 2013

history explains almost everything....

we took a very pleasant trip to the village of ripoll, about 2 hours by train from barcelona.
it is a small town close to the pyrenees, full of history and  albeit being inland, it has a  very interesting cuisine. in the old days their wealth came primarily from sheep-herding so there was a thriving wool industry. paralell to it there was also an important jute industry.
 during the week i will be posting photos of the delightful ethnographic museum full of  tools of the trade and assorted textiles.

for now some photos of the romanesque  monastery.

neki desu
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1 comment:

  1. These look like great sites to draw.


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