Silken St. Gervasi Hotel
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... piece? Not typically European whatsoever. The use of the New World and the Orient immediately make you think that this is no ordinary piece of architecture. To have the slightest notion of using these ingredients in his recipe really made me think of the complexities of the project, still in the state of construction all around the West side and the top centre of the church.
As we enter, the light becomes dim, but ...
... Sept 2014. Tours take you through old Roman subterrainian ruins, history of dragon slayers and the original Absinthe pubs of famous architects and artists. Book writers like George Orwell (Homage to Catalonia, 1984, Animal Farm), movie locations such as Perfume, Vicky Christina of Barcelona, and music videos by Evenescence. One highlight is the architecture of Anton Gaudi (1952-1926), hospital San Pau and Sagrada Familia ...
... end but also exciting to think about going back to Seattle to see all the friends who we´ve grown to love. There are some dramatic changes coming up as for the first time in a very long time neither Tim nor I will be students! Actually, only 1 year in the last 11 years has this been the case! Yeah!
In addition to the no student thing, I´m particularly excited to get back on the Washington mountain trails and ...
... already limited by the need to board tonight's ferry for Sardinia. While they can be stressful, I find I enjoy my travel days so I wasn't all that disappointed. They are usually a time of deep introspective thought, good tunes, and binge reading; all activities I love and don't get around to enough on a regular basis.
The Spanish countryside provided a nice backdrop for all of the above. The mountainous scenery of the south slowly turned ...
... towards product development reminds me very much of Steve Jobs (it's exactly been a year since he died as I type this - Jobs, that is, not Gaudi!)
We continued our exploration of Gaudi's work in a more contemporary setting with Casa Mila - a housing project he designed. We ended our day with dinner by the beach - Catalan food and a great view of the sea.