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MM 2 – 52: Closeup

Leanne Cole has chosen Closeup to be the theme for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge which also happens to be the final week of the second year of this challenge.  For my entry this week I have decided to submit … Continue reading

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Gaudi and Modernisme: The Walls and Windows of Gaudi’s Crypt

The Modernisme movement in art and architecture reached its zenith during the period from 1888 when Barcelona held its first world fair until 1911 with the death of the poet Joan Maragall. During this period Antoni Gaudi spent most of … Continue reading

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Antoni Gaudi and Colonia Güell

On our way to Montserrat one day during our recent visit to Barcelona we stopped at the village of Santa Coloma de Cervelló to tour the church designed by Antoni Gaudi that has become known as Gaudi’s Crypt. It’s also … Continue reading

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MM 2-49: Gaudi’s Crypt in Monochrome

The unfinished church known as Gaudi’s Crypt is located in the village of Santa Coloma de Cervelló, about 20 km west of Barcelona. It’s also known as Güell’s Crypt and as the Church of Colonia Güell but a lot of … Continue reading

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The Black Bus to Montserrat

“The bus stops right across the street,” the Tourist Information receptionist told me. “And it leaves promptly at 8:30 so get there by at least 8:15. And don’t forget it’s a black bus.” I memorized everything she said, including the … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness 2-35: Gaudi’s Crypt in Colonia Guell

We visited the village of Colonia Guell outside Barcelona a few weeks ago to see the unfinished church designed by Antoni Gaudi. It’s called Gaudi’s Crypt because only the crypt portion of the church was ever completed. This shot of … Continue reading

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