Wednesday, February 24, 2010


Day 2
The Sagrada Família, Full name in Catalan Expiatorio Temple de la Sagrada Família (Expiatory temple of the Holy Family) Of Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain) Is a huge basilica Catholic (not a Cathedral)[1]Still under construction, considered the masterpiece of architect Antoni Gaudí, Leader of Modernism Catalan. Work began in 1882 and ending after 2026.

Constructed between 1900 and 1914Was to be the origin of a species garden city on the English model. Gaudí was commissioned by his patron, Industrial Eusebi GüellWho had bought a hill (El Caramel) North of the city. The overall design of the settlement provided housing, studios, a chapel and a park, for a total of 60 houses, but it was only purchased one of the lots and were only completed two homes. In one of the two houses already built for many years lived in the same Gaudí, with his father and the daughter of his sister, until his final move in the yard Sagrada Familia. The city bought it in Barcelona 1922Turning it into a public park.
Day 3
Olympic Stadium from 1992.
Metro Art
Modern Art Museum. Styll!

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Joan Miro Statue

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Day 4
Lets hike up a mountain!

Magic Fountain!

Day 5
On the morning we returned to Florence we went to the the Picasso Museum. It did not have his most important pieces there but it works ng all the way back to when he was in school to some of the last pieces he did. Plus some surprising ones in the middle.

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