Hesperia Sant Joan
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... Like the previous day we had a warm one, even the natives were struggling with the conditions, warm winds from Africa were the cause I was reliably informed by one the locals. Despite the oppressive conditions we continued on with the expedition. It was during the afternoon session (which I think is the morning session in Spain) that we stumbled across our first piece of Gaudi work, Casa Battlo, I'd heard so much about his ...
... day we went to Sagrada Familia, a basilica designed
by Gaudi which will take around 200 years to complete (aimed to be finished
middle of this century- an excuse to go back!). The basilica is amazing, the
detail that has gone into it is amazing. Inside he has literally created a
forest out of stone columns that branch into a canopy. The size is amazing and
it is not near completion. My favourite part was the stone carvings of the
Passion, which represent the ...
... And the number of people visiting was crazy! I do not remember seeing that many people eyeing for a visit. I guess that’s a good thing, but it really makes you think about the global nature of cities now and international travel. We see it in San Francisco too. Just this summer they had to shut down car traffic through Lombard Street over the weekends. What will this look like in another 10 years?
One of the main (and many) things to do in Barcelona is to look at the buildings that Antoni Gaudi, a very famous Spanish architect, designed. My family and I have seen almost all of them. This is the entry for the most amazing (personal opinion) building that he designed. A church, called the Sagrada Familia.
Probably Gaudi's most famous design is the Sagrada Familia. A church, ...
... to the next corner and the half way across the other end!.......an estimated 3 hour wait!?! Hmmm-time to regroup we thought upon seeing people instantly buying tickets online on their phones. Here's where we pay the price for not having an activated phone! Perhaps not--more investigating/cheating with people and we learned these 'instant tickets' come with a set time.......also 3 hours wait! I knew it would be busy but ...