Barcelona: Gaudi’s Casa Batlló

We had a free day and Rochelle and I chose to go shopping along the famous Passeig de Gracia. I don’t even remember where my other cousins went. When we went out one store and was about to cross the street Rochelle looked ahead and said, “That looks like a house Gaudi would design.” WeContinue reading “Barcelona: Gaudi’s Casa Batlló”

Barcelona: La Sagrada Familia

For me the most important attraction in my entire European vacation was La Sagrada Familia. I was just awed by Antoni Gaudi’s masterpiece and the history behind it. The most important tip I can give to anyone planning to go to Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) is to buy your tickets online and to get anContinue reading “Barcelona: La Sagrada Familia”

Barcelona: Park Güell

The places I most wanted to see in Barcelona were the works of famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. Right after Montserrat we went to Park Güell, a park he designed initially as a housing complex. We entered through the secondary entrance which was near the parking of all the tour buses. This thick and heavy metal gateContinue reading “Barcelona: Park Güell”