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... building, really it was stunning.
Even though it was under construction and I imagine it has been and will
continue to be under construction for some time.
We went to the Barcelona soccer stadium so Hector could see
that. He is a soccer fan, but likes handball much better.
I forgot to mention that we also took a look at the Olympic
grounds/stadium when it ...
... the park.
i did learn today that Gaudi did not "sign" any of his work but used the horizontal cross in all his designs. This caused a lot of grief in its day as it was seen as in appropriate. "Crosses should only be used for religious works!" Gaudi's response to this was "God is everywhere!" Fair call.
Our next get off point was the Barcelona Football Club. OMG what a business that ...
... Mum looked at the shops; Mango and Zara mainly. It was so boring.
We then caught the metro to Espanya to see La Font Magica. It was fantastic. The fountain comes to life in a sound and light performance. We danced to the music and got wet by the water. Too much fun.
After that we headed back to Paral.lel and went back up to our usual tapas place for a drink. We sat outside enjoying our last night in Barcelona. It had been a great place to ...
Much like the last 2 days, today I went to the beach! I would feel like I was missing out if I didn't enjoy Barceloneta as much as I could before I left. I also went to the Sagrada Familia with Nick and Kiefer and was able to appreciate the beautiful architecture of this huge building! I couldn't stay long because today I was finally leaving for San Fermin!! We each said our sad goodbyes after spending so much time together and off I went ...
... to leave something of mine behind as some kind of marker. But it can get very expensive always having to get new glasses or umbrellas or cords or plugs or whatever. And so many wonderful gifts I have loved and lost. Maybe some lucky souls are wearing them as I speak. The beautiful heart necklaces and tree of life from dear friend and art partner, Linda Weinstock, gone--I loved those so much--so sorry, Linda. The fantastic Russian bracelet I bought in Saint Petersburg--gone who ...