Barcelona & Antoni Gaudi

Barcelona is on the coast of the Mediterranean less than an 2 hours drive south of the French boarder. Along with the night life, Barcelona is well known for the unique buildings. Many of these were designed & built by Antoni Gaudi. He is well known for not using straight lines, & having lots of flowing curves.
This is a rather large city, so you should plan for at least a 2 day stay. Catalan Spanish is the primary language spoken here. The fresh seafood is a wonderful treat.

Denis & Robbie at La Catedral de la Santa Creu i Santa Eulàlia
My traveling companions, Denis & Robbie, in front of
''La Catedral de la Santa Creu i Santa Eulàlia''.
Note the Angel on left with group of people (mostly children) around her.
This Angel kissed me when I put coins in her basket.
Angel at La Catedral de la Santa Creu i Santa Eulàlia
Rusty & Angel at La Catedral de la Santa Creu i Santa Eulàlia
Robbie got this shot of me (Rusty) & Angel.
I was facing the sun, so the Cathedral appears dark.
La Catedral de la Santa Creu i Santa Eulàlia
Carvings of Saints at La Catedral de la Santa Creu i Santa Eulàlia
Small carvings of Saints above the doors to the Cathedral.
Note that they are all different.
Close up of a Saint above the doors to the Cathedral
Carvings of Saints at La Catedral de la Santa Creu i Santa Eulàlia
Freddy Galindo & Michael Babinchak
I heard this wonderful music & turned around to see these musicians playing. As I was donating coins to them, they informed me that they were selling their CDs.
Implora by Freddy Galindo & Michael Babinchak
I bought only 1 CD & now wished I had bought more.
''Implora'' by Freddy Galindo & Michael Babinchak
Palau de la Música Catalana
Next we found the ''Palau de la Música Catalana''.
Built by Lluís Dom è nech i Montaner
Some restorations were being done, so my photos were a bit limited.
Palau de la Música Catalana
Side of ''Palau de la Música Catalana''
Palau de la Música Catalana
Front of ''Palau de la Música Catalana''
Palau de la Música Catalana
Top of Front of ''Palau de la Música Catalana''
Palau de la Música Catalana
Ticket Booth is built into the pillar.
Palau de la Música Catalana
Close up of tile work of Ticket Booth

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