Guell Park in Barcelona

On a recent trip to Barcelona I stalked everything space that was conceived and design by Antoni Gaudi. I was surprised at the immense effort it was to trek up the hill to Guell Park. I was even more shocked to enter the public park to find out that there was now an entry fee to explore the municipal park.

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But after that initial shock, the awe that I experience was truly remarkable. Gaudi was no doubt a genuis. The one element that I didn’t expect to find was the cavernous lower elements lifting up the tiled show pieces. And the height it creates to capture the panoramic views of Barcelona.

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