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... a very famous architect) took over the project and using his unique style the church is now an architectural and engineering masterpiece however it still under construction today. I went to a language exchange night during my stay and met some very interesting people from all around the world. I met a few more people who were from Barcelona and I even got to go on a scooter around the city and up to Park Guell which had some great views of the city. I met ...
... of people it was moving smoothly. Loved the outside which is sprinkled with mosaic tiles in blues, mauves and other colours plus the window frames are shaped like waves rising to an uneven blue tiled roof with a cross tower. Inside as with the outside it was like the sea with beautiful oak wood - everything inside was designed to be touched hence the curves and wood. The doors were designed with slats to act like ...
... the grand opening) followed by a what is sure to be a rollicking night of cerveza and vino and tapas and dancing. And no doubt the p-j-d will make sure he's there for that lil fiesta.
We'd earlier made our way to the Sagrada Familia station via Metro and luckily had enough time to get some breaky before our time scheduled entry. The whole entry process is somewhat controlled though in a pretty relaxed Spanish manner I suspect. Near enough was ...
... random bus that appeared to be going in the right direction. It wasn't. Haha! Anyway, I made it to a metro stop eventually and all was well from there :) After heading back to the apartment to get ready for a night out I grabbed some dinner then headed to the grand Paleu de la Musica Catalonia. This was definitely the highlight of my trip! The Paleu itself is a sight to behold, very ornate and colourful. The hall seats over 2000 with an orchestra and 2 balconies. ...
... 1883 Gaudí was commissioned to carry on the works, a task which he did not abandon until his death in 1926. Since then different architects have continued the work after his original idea.
The building is in the centre of Barcelona, and over the years it has become one of the most universal signs of identity of the city and the country. It is visited by millions of people every year and many more study its architectural and religious content.