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Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... 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, ...
Barcelona was the backdrop to a book that was formative for me in my youth. I was inspired by George Orwell's 'Homage to Catalonia', his eyewitness account of the revolution here and the one-sided civil war with Franco, his army, the Catholic church, the German nazis and the Italian fascist military. The working people of Barcelona ran their city as equals and fought to halt fascism (internationals came to help, including from Australia).
We hit on a walking tour of the city by ...
... two days so once we had
finished the bus tour we set off on another walking tour, this time
to see a little more of Gaudi's wonderful work. This accomplished,
we decided we had done as much sightseeing as we could manage but as
there was still a little time to spare we checked out 4000 shoe shops
before settling in for another street dinner.
great day and tomorrow we must get up early and go back to ...
I woke up this morning so relaxed and anxious. Barcelona was on my mind. Word has it is that the churros and hot chocolate in Madrid are oh so good and I wanted to try it and never got a chance.... Untill guess what, the best person in the world, Kristian went out early this morning to the store to get it for me. What an incredible guy! I swear to you if you were to ever come to Madrid please book his flat from airbnb.com and stay here. I could not have asked for a better flat ...
... had a bit of time, I decided to stop for an early lunch even though it was only about 11:00, as I wasn’t sure what type of food outlets would be available at Malpensa T2. Burger King was convenient, so I had a Chicken Burger (haven’t had much chicken on this trip) and Onion Rings (which were disgustingly cold and soggy).
After lunch I continued down to street level, and noticed there’s also a McDonald’s on the middle level. ...