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... it was 3am and we hadn´t really slept so we were hungry) and then set up our make shift beds and tried to get a bit of sleep. It took me a while to get my bean bag and donna pile foot rest to be comfortable enough to sleep so I checked out the hostel that Sverre was staying at to see if there was any vacancies. Luck was with me finally, so I booked a female only dorm (less chance of snorers) for my last night in Barcelona and hoped in the morning that I could sort out a refund from ...
We arrived in port around 6 am and were off the ship by 7:15. They have a system down in Barcelona. We are on a Barcelona City and Momserratt tour. If you are going to Barcelona, I highly recommend Barcelona Day Tours. Our guide, Anna, was a book of information on history, religion, architecture, restaurants, etc Christopher Columbus statue was supposed to be facing America but instead when it was erected, it is facing Italy. Most of inhabitants of Barcelona are Catholic. Only ...
... 18 million euros a year and it is progressing slowly upwards. Eventually all the buildings on the roads adjacent will be demolished to accommodate its final footprint.
I was just amazed by it. It is so different to every other church in the world and it is essential Gaudi. In fact it is so different, originally the catholic church did not want anything to do with it. Inside it is like being in a forest of giant stone trees which reach for the sky (Gaudi modelled ...
... different from ours. Across the road from where we are staying is a park with a skate rink and the kids are still out playing after midnight. Dinner time starts long after we would have gone to bed and the shops don't open till 09:00. We caught the Metro to Sagrada Familia to have a look at the cathedral. Building began in 1882 and Antonio Gaudi took over as architect in 1883 and transformed it with his own ...
... date of completion is 2030, but there is no guarantee it will be done by then.
Gaudi was truly a genius. The way he used natural light in his buildings, and employed designs from nature — Catalan arches to support roof structures — similar to backbones in animals, or parabolic shapes as ropes hang from two points on a ceiling — is masterful.
La Sagrada Familia has wonderful natural lighting, with stained ...
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- Swimming pool
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