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Travel Blogs from Barcelona
After spending a beautiful week in Ireland and then some time in France, my trip took me to Barcelona Spain. A newbie to the Spanish country, I was very intrigued and excited to explore this city full of interesting architecture, history and amazing cuisine.
The first landmark I got to view and take many a photograph of was the famed church Segrada Familia. Very different in design, the church stands on its own in uniqueness and character within a very ...
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The children then reach inside the Caga Tio's blanket and find sweets and small toys. Similar to the sorts of treats that children receive in their stockings from Santa Claus.(http://www.barcelona-tourist-gui de.com/en/events/christmas/barcelona-ch ristmas-traditions.html)
Pooing figures are also popular to include in a nativity scene as a sheppard as poo is seen as ...
When Tom and I make it down to the water, we see a gondola that goes over the harbor. Much to Tom's dismay on his other 4 trips to Barcelona no one would join Tom on the ride to see this park that Tom has heard is so wonderful. Until now. Enter Mike Fields traveling novice. I quickly agree and we both decide that lunch is a great idea. As we walk along the harbor a bevy of hosts ask us ...
... is like nothing we've ever seen before. A Gaudí creation that was only started to be built just over 100yrs ago. Inside its modernism with all inspiration taken from nature. The pillars inside branch out to look like trees and support the extremely high ceilings. Outside there are detail includes casts of people and animals of all kinds. Every part of it has a meaning and reference. Very happy we got to see it. We took the metro back to ...
... the square was thronged with castellers of just about all ages, shapes and sizes and we spent some time as they prepared themselves, wrapping themselves up tightly in the long cummerbunds that are used by the people going to the next levels as useful places to get hand and foot-holds.
The numbers continued to swell and I don't think I've ever seen so many castellers in one place before and eventually everyone set off on the short walk to Placa de la Vila de ...
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