Petit Palace Barcelona
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... stop was the real business, La Sagrada familia. A cathedral started over 100 years ago and still not even close to being finished. What is completed is amazing though and the inside is pretty much done. Words are just so hard to describe it and photo don't do it justis, its huge and every little bit has some meaning. They are working as close as they can to Gaudi's original plans as he died in 1926 and some of the documents have been destroyed with war and time.
... many international sport tournaments. Barcelona is one of the world's leading tourist, economic, trade fair/exhibitions and cultural-sports centres, and its influence in commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as
one of the world's major global cities. In 2009 the city was ranked Europe's third and one of the world's most successful as a city brand. In the same year the city was ranked ...
... stop on the Blue tour was at BFC....ah yes, the red stripes over a yellow background, the cross of Saint George and one of the winningest teams in history. Would have loved to tour the stadium but could not justify a 32 Euro per person price tag to see an empty stadium....oh well. I am sure that we walked on the same ground that Messi did....that will have to do.
The highlight of our day was the concert by Manual Gonzalez. In a small church anti-room, ...
... generally being a huge Gaudi fan at the best of time, but the walking tour guide had been insistent, saying it was the single biggest must do in Barcelona. So after paying the exorbitant entry fee (I guess they have to pay for construction somehow) I went to the construction site not expecting much. However, the guide was right! Yes it's gaudy, overblown and insane, yet it is so unbelievably spectacular in person, the detail is mind blowing, the light inside the building is like nothing ...
... museum, where the line of people waiting to visit was very long. We decided we would try to visit this early on Sunday morning instead. There seemed to be many souvenir shops on every street, the most popular items being tiny bottles of sangria, mosaic bulls, football jerseys and ceramics. We managed to find some shops which sold more "art/craft" souvenirs, so bought some of these to add to our growing collection. After ...