Hotel Silken Rambla Barcelona
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... taken place. It feels very mystical in there. We saw the Cathedral of Barcelona which is very beautiful. The outside is so intricately decorated, it's amazing how they hold up so well despite the weather. Opposite the cathedral of barcelona is the only Picasso public art work in the city, it is stick figure art and looks like a 5 year old made it. The ugly building is ironically the architects building! Next stop, Santa Maria del ...
... the neo-Gothic fašade was constructed over the nondescript exterior that was common to Catalan churches. The cathedral is dedicated to Eulalia of Barcelona, co-patron saint of Barcelona, a young virgin who, according to Catholic tradition, suffered martyrdom during Roman times in the city. One story says that she was exposed naked in the public square and a miraculous snowfall in mid-spring covered her ...
... around the bottom...that's new. That's the bit that they added after they jacked up the entire bull ring. Then they added a roof. They stripped the interior but wanted to keep the historic outside. There is another smaller bull ring that they have preserved entirely. Sun's out again. We are watching the original 'To Catch A Thief' with Cary Grant and Grace Kelly. Lovely. (Due to seat rotation, I can see this one.....) Oh...Montserrat....more stuff...I loved it ...
... wanted to practice his English because he's trying to work in Canada next year. But when I met him, he told me that his visa application had been rejected, bugga!! I guess he'll have to try again. We did have a few communication problems too, his English wasn't great, but he was very kind, so oh well. So his directions to the place were not super clear and I got lost!! I was so embarrassed. I had to call him up and I discovered that I have no more credit on my phone. ...
... free to google search these places to get an idea of what I'm talking about. They are insane. Finally we went to Parc Guell, which Gaudí originally planned as a gated community for the wealthy. Unfortunately he had this idea well before its time, and it was a flop. All that remains is the park area and the 3 homes that were ever built. And they look like fairy tale homes. Seriously, you have no idea how upset I am about my card reader right now! ...
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