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... for wine in the chalice and wheat for the host. It is another incredible human endeavour to connect with the sacred or was it again divine inspiration? Gaudi had words inscribed on the towers that only the heavens can see. But the church is open to us on Earth and maybe through it, we can all connect with the Divine. Certainly, the Sagrada Familia gives a deep sense of peace and ...
... designed to amaze and initiate a sense of awe.
And it works.
And it's not yet even complete.
The building will eventually have three thematically main facades titled Nativity, Passion and Glory. It will have sixteen (or was it eighteen) towers (increasing from the current eight or ten), with the highest tower a whopping 153 metres (set one metre lower than the height of nearby Mount Montjaic coz AG didn't think anything ...
... captions on a few of the pics if you want to learn a little more but I recommend experiencing it in person if you can! After over 3 hours of studying the great basilica I decided to move on to Park Guell. It is a beautiful park on the hill of El Carmel. It looked very close to the metro stop on the map, just 2 blocks but it was 2 blocks straight up! That was a calf workout! It was worth it for the view though. The park itself is beautiful. The park was ...
... circles for about a half an hour. Finally, we just decided to take a taxi, who simply drove us around the corner. Needless to say, we felt very stupid.
The hotel is a super cute bed and breakfast with only 6 rooms. The staff are very friendly and speak very good english. I'm not sure why, but I am super nervous about speaking spanish here - partly because most people here speak Catalan and I don't want to look stupid.
After a quick hour to settle in, my ...
... no good. Fish not fresh. For tourists. Instead, he said, go to any restaurant on a small street. That's where locals go (pointing to himself). Fish, fresh. So of course that's what we did... scoped out the side streets until we saw someplace that looked like we could manage. We sat on the sidewalk on stools pushed up against a barrell. The waitress helped point out and explain the tapas dishes. We ended up with meat bomb, something ...