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... erected, but this that were built are highly ornate with tiles of colour and as with all Gaudis architecture very few right angles ....almost all surfaces are rounded,,,,doorways and windows are not rectangular but have a rounded smoothness to them. We enjoyed our day immensely.....and topped it off with a tapas dinner.....of ...
... Disneyland (just on a smaller scale and without the Disney elements). However,
the large crowd had their backs to the fountain- the Epiphany Parade was on.
Epiphany is the celebration of the Magi coming to worship the newly born
Christ. In Spain (and I think Italy) it is pretty much a second Christmas.
Celebrations in Barcelona went until very early hours of the morning. Our hotel
even gave us chocolates in our rooms for it.
The following day we went ...
... Family - it is the most popular of Gaudi's work. He devoted himself exclusively to this project until his death. Unfortunately he was only able to construct a small part of it: the apes and the Facade of the nativity. This project is still under construction, following the plans and models that Gaudi left behind and thanks to the donation that are collected.
Then we went to get lunch after lunch at an all you can ...
... good work if you could get it), and finally the square with an everlasting flame sculpture that is a memorial to the people who died in 1713-1714 fighting against Phillip V becoming King of Spain. Phillip won and took away the Catalonian identity by outlawing their customs, culture and language. Many signs of his unpopularity still exists in Barcelona today. For example some public restrooms have a sign above the door with his name, and you are "doing your business" in ...
... followed by a 1.6km uphill walk to the gates of the park ( a couple of outdoor escalators helped get you up the last steep section ).
I arrived aat 10 am and the sign by the queue said they were issuing tickets for a 11.30 entrance (They only let 800 people at a time into the monumental zone of the park that was designed by Gaudi ). I got to the counter where I asked for a ticket for one, and was told quietly that I could be squeezed into the 10.30 entry since I ...