Tag: sagrada familia
This week’s topic for the weekly photo challenge by “The Daily Post” is “ornate”
Who is the one, who owns the crown in being a genius of decorating architecture way over the top? Antonio Gaudi!
(as usual, you can see the photo enlarged, when clicking in it)
I’m back …
although my series on Cuba isn’t finished yet, I propose another series on a spanish speaking location: Barcelona the capital of the region Catalonia in Spain. Literally Catalonia has ist own language: catalan. Catalan is also based on Latin, like Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and French, but differs a lot from Spanish. All signs are in three languages: Catalan, English and Spanish. So, you might find you way.
Catalonia is the home region of some famous artists: the opera singer Montserrat Caballé and the painters Salvatore Dalí and Joan Miró.
During the last days I was in Barcelona with some friends walking in the spurs of Antonio Gaudí, the famous catalan architect. He lived from 1852 – 1926. He developed a unique style in architecture and created many wonderful and interesting buildings. I’ll write some posts on Barcelona later. But, to give you an idea of his unique style, I attached a photo showing the basilica La Sagrada Familia (the holy family), his still unfinished masterpiece.
You can click on the photo, to see it in a bigger size. I’ll focus on some of the details (not only on this church) in further posts.
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