gallery - spain
The artist of this 30-foot bronze sculpture is Louise Bourgeois, who associated the spider with her mother, who was a weaver.
Sunrise on the Costa Brava.
In October, the Costa Brava beach at LLfranche is sunny and warm. This is a popular vacation resort for the British.
Ernest Hemingway spent time in Ronda, and used this steep canyon setting in his novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls", describing how live prisoners were thrown into the 600-foot ravine during the Spanish Civil War.
Crows swirl in an updraft at sunset.
At midnight, this city square in Cordoba was full of hundreds of people strolling and laughing.

The early morning is much quieter.
Architect Antoni Gaudi designed this amazing cathedral about 120 years ago, and they have been building it ever since...with only another 30 or 40 years until it is completed!
In all of Europe, only Switzerland is more mountainous than Spain.
In the southern area of Andalucia, these charming Spanish villages are called the White Hill Towns (Pueblos Blancos).
The Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry designed the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, which was part of an effort to revitalize this Basque Country city. It is considered one of the world's most spectacular buildings.