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The Passion Facade of La Sagrada Familia

Of the three facades of La Sagrada Familia only The Nativity Facade was completed during Gaudi’s lifetime. The famous Catalan artist Josep Maria Subirachs was appointed in 1986 to provide the sculptures for the Passion Facade and he accepted on … Continue reading

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Inside La Sagrada Familia

We learned a lot about about Antoni Gaudi during our first six days in Barcelona last Fall. We saw the lamppost he designed for the Placa Reial on our walk down La Rambla. We walked past two of his majestic … Continue reading

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Visiting La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família (The Basilica and Expiatory Church of The Holy Family) is located in the northeast portion of Barcelona’s Eixample district. The best way to get there is to take the Metro. Both … Continue reading

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MM 2-50: La Sagrada Familia in Monochrome

It’s called The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família and it’s the number one attraction in Barcelona according to TripAdvisor. We visited the church one day during our one-week stay in Barcelona last October. This shot will be … Continue reading

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Our Bus Tour of Barcelona — Part One (The Blue Route)

On our second day in Barcelona we decided on two sightseeing bus tours: the Bus Turistic Blue Route tour in the morning and their Red Route tour in the afternoon. In between the tours we had lunch at a nice … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness 2-33: La Sagrada Familia

The highlight of our sightseeing bus tour around Barcelona a couple of weeks ago was our view of La Sagrada Familia (English: The Holy Family) and the trip around the block allowed us to see the church’s exterior from all … Continue reading

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We’re Back from Barcelona!

We just got back from our second trip to Spain. Five years ago we visited Madrid and several towns north and west of Madrid (Segovia, Valladolid, Benavente, Zamora, Salamanca and Avila) plus Granada. This time we spent seven days in … Continue reading

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