Posted by Craig on July 11, 2012
The wax museum in Madrid is spread over 40 rooms with a vast number of figures from both home and abroad contained within. A large number of celebrities, politicians and fictional characters are included in the museum.
Wax Museum Madrid-which one's real?
The museum is divided according to the figures’ professions and how they fit into the overall timeline that runs throughout the exhibit. There are plenty of atmospheric resources used in the museum to make the wax work models look incredibly real. In particular the use of light and sound contributes to the remarkable closeness in appearance between models and their real life counterparts.
Children with love the latest models which include the likes of Harry Potter and Bart Simpson. If you are going to be visiting Madrid this summer why not make time for a quick trip to the wax museum. It will certainly make your stay memorable and extremely enjoyable.
Posted by Craig on July 6, 2012
The annual open air film festival has just started in Barcelona and will continue until 8 August. If you are going to be in Barcelona at any stage over the next few weeks you won’t want to miss out!
Open Air Film Festival Barcelona
Montjuic Castle is the home of the open air cinema which sees locals, travellers, tourists and business travellers alike all flock to the event. There are a huge number of films being shown this year both old and new.
The screenings take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 20.30. Entrance is 5 euros and additionally you can rent a deckchair for a further 3 euros. Upcoming films include Roman Polansky’s “Rosemary’s Baby”, the subversive Banksy Film “Exit Through the Gift Shop” and to mark the 50th Anniversary of her death, “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” starring Marilyn Monroe.
Enjoying the cream of world cinema in such beautiful and unique surroundings is not something to be missed. For those prefer concerts there are multiple to choose from taking place over the same period. These include performances from a wide variety of different genres and countries.
More information can be found about the film screenings and the concerts at http://www.salamontjuic.org/.
Not only can you see what is coming up on the website but you can also vote for a Clint Eastwood film to be shown on 8th August. Visitors to the site are encouraged to leave their special vote and have the choices of Gran Torino, Invictus and Million Dollar Baby available.
The Montjuic Film Festival is a truly inspiring and unique event for the whole family to enjoy.