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... as you'd like, which can't be too long since it's HOT during the day. Down by the main entrance are two buildings with very interesting architecture. The famous architect that is responsible for lots of cool stuff in Barcelona, Antoni Gaudí, had built these as part of a grand neighborhood for wealthy people on the side of a hill. These buildings were in such a different style that they appeared alien - Gaudí loved using mosaic as decoration (trencadís) ...
... t really compare to the markets in Vietnam/Thailand/Cambodia in their size and quantity of food available but I know which markets are cleaner and more tempting!!! Locals purchase their fresh food from the markets, including fruit, vegetables, spices and seafood. There are small bars/restaurants within the markets where you can order fresh seafood and they cook it in front of you. We tried the mussels and prawns and they were very good!! The only problem was watching ...
... br> By 5:00, we eventually rallied, showered and headed out the block or so to Passeig de Gracia ( the Champs d'Elyssee, if you will). As soon as we entered from the narrow side street onto this wide boulevard, Jenny was the first to gasp, "Wow! Look at that building!" It was one of Gaudi's buildings and a real treat for the eyes. The intrigue was short lived as after a few pictures, we were all bemoaning the hunger pangs we were having as it had been close to 20 ...
... planned completion in 2026 being the 100 year anniversary of the untimely death of the buildings inspired genius, the architect Antoni Gaudi (who although an undisputed genius of the mind, was obviously deficient in road-sense).
Like the wild colonial boy, AG was born of an honest family and was raised in a simple manner. But unlike Jack Doolan, Gaudi was inspired at an early age by the inherent styles and shapes and patterns of nature and these ...
Antoni Gaudi began construction of Sagrada Familia in 1883 and worked on it until his death in 1926. Construction of the cathedral continues today and is expected to be complete in 2026, the one-hundredth anniversary of Gaudi's death. Our efforts to make it to the cathedral at our appointed time, despite our lack of sleep, did not disappoint; the pictures we took do not begin to do justice.
Lunch was at ...