Barcelona

My three days in Barcelona

First day:

Sagrada Familia

Dedicated to the holy family and saint Joseph,this grandiose church is Gaudi’s master piece.The architect’s desire was that the church begun 1882 and still under construction,should be an expression in store of the christian faith.It’s unmissable if you want to understand this unconventional designer. Beautiful interior

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The decor of this old artists’ haunt, which opened in 1897 is unchanged since the young Picasso exhobited here for the first time.you can find interesting breakfast and brunch menus at the GastroBar or stop in for a coffe break

Casa Batllo Gaudi

The greatest modernist architects,including Antoni Gaudi, did some of their best work here,attempting to outdo one another in ingenuity and imagination

Second day

Parc Guell

Intended by the entrepreneur Eusebi guell to be a garden city for the Catalan bourgeoise,Antoni Gaudi’s delirius creation was never completed the project was transformed into a public park.

The Park opens onto two peculiar mushroom – shaped buildings that have an air if fair tale. A staircase presided over by a “dragon”(actually a salamander) composed of ingenious mosaics leads to the hall of a hundred columns.The undulating roof is adorned with a fantastic mosaic composed of ceramic shards know as trencadis.Finish the tour of this magical park at the casa museu Gaudia where gaudi lived from 20 years

Finaly

Mercat Santa Caterina

This oldest Market Barcelona has had an undulation roof in the form of a coloured mosaic of fruits and vegetables.Inside you enter the world of a traditional market,with food stalls and restaurants serving quality produce

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Paris

The Thinker Musee RodinMy holiday in Paris

Exploring Paris

Paris has an inexhaustible wealth of thing to see and do. Here are some ideas for how to make the most of your time. The city is relatively compact,so you should be able to do most of your sightseeing on foot.

Galerie des Chimeres

Lurking between the towers are the famous gargoyles (chimeres)placed here to ward off evil. The grimacing gargoyles are not just for decoration.They channel the water off the roof. On a rainy day you can see it pouring from their mouths .A gargoyle look as if they are hanging on the ledge of the building, while the chimeras are the statues that are standing up.They both have gruesome expressions. This great gotic cathedral,founded on the site of Gallo- Roman temple,is a repository of art and history.It is also the geographical “heart” France

Eiffel Tower

light system makes the Eiffel Tower a spetacular night – Time sight. It sparkles like a giant Christmas tree for five minutes every hour from dusk until 1am.

Arc de Triomphe

Today the Arc is a local point for numerous public events top Champs – Elysees and along with the Eiffel Tower

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Paris

 

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Paris, City of light. City of romance and revolution. A foodie paradaise. A culture Lover’s Dream.Paris is all these things and more…