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We conquered the highest point of Park Guell! See the photos for the beautiful (albeit a bit foggy) views over Barcelona. Out of the shade of below it was a sunny, warm place to. Enjoy our Spanish oranges. We went back to the port to take a boat trip around the port so we could see the ...
... designed to amaze and initiate a sense of awe.
And it works.
And it's not yet even complete.
The building will eventually have three thematically main facades titled Nativity, Passion and Glory. It will have sixteen (or was it eighteen) towers (increasing from the current eight or ten), with the highest tower a whopping 153 metres (set one metre lower than the height of nearby Mount Montjaic coz AG didn't think anything ...
... of this building. There are quite a lot of other apartment buildings around here with similar (copied designs) on the exterior.
There are lots of magnificent looking places with intricate facades and mosaics and stencilling and with wrought iron balconies. The lucky ones overlook the local square and all that goes on including the cafÚs and musos and children playing.
... by going to Sitges and Tarragona in advance, though did not visit any major sights, just wanted to get the lay of the land.
Because it looks like both Sitges and Tarragona are doable in a day as I did last weekend with the student groups, but kind of rushed that way, we will enjoy ourselves more to separate them, so we decided instead to forgo a day trip to Girona and separate the two day trips instead when Linda and I make the trips.
I think I already put a ...
... it all sorts of names. He was way ahead of his time, this guy. Here's a little about the house:
Casa MilÓ, popularly known as ‘La Pedrera’ (the stone quarry), an ironic allusion to the resemblance of its fašade to an open quarry, was constructed between 1906 and 1912 by Antoni GaudÝ (1852-1926). For its uniqueness, artistic and heritage value have received major recognition and in 1984 was inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List, ...