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Gaudí (1852–1926) is everywhere in Barcelona and we did visit many of Gaudí’s structures, at least once, from Sagrada Familia to Park Güell (see earlier post), to La Pedrera (Casa Milà) to Casa Batlló. We even stopped by his hometown of Reus, but it was Sunday and the museum was closed. According to the Barcelona […]

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Struggle with Nature?

We visited Park Güell with the Nelson family (also here for a year).  Not your typical park, of course, it was designed by Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926) and built in 1900-1914.  Our guidebook notes that the developer, Eusebi Güell, intended it to be a suburban “garden city”, similar to those in England, with 60 houses planned around […]

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