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Parc Guell–the original gated community

As we begin to make the final preparations for our upcoming trip to Istanbul we are taken back to last summer’s vacation destination of Barcelona Spain  where we looked forward to visiting and studying the works of Antoni Gaudi and other Catalan … Continue reading

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What was your most memorable vacation–as we revist past vacation posts

Summer is nearing the end and our vacation destinations this year have been relatively close to home so I thought it might be interesting to relive some of our past vacations, both to far away places and nearby: England In … Continue reading

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Summer has arrived and we have vacation plans

The summer solstice arrived at exactly  9:39 a.m. on June 21, 2015 marking the official beginning of summer for those of us who reside in the Northern Hemisphere.  Both the summer and winter solstice have historically been celebrated by ancient … Continue reading

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Our final homage to Antoni Gaudi’s architecture

As we continue to share highlights of our recent vacation to Spain we saved the best for last.  Although, quite honestly,  each of Gaudi’s works stands on its own; each is a harmonious tribute to nature. Sagrada Familia I think … Continue reading

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Our homage to Gaudi continues with a visit to Colonia Guell

As we continue our discovery of Catalan Modernisme in Barcelona we began our homage to Gaudi in earnest when we visited his work at  Colonia Guell. Not to be confused with Parc Guell, the “colony” was an unusual venture into … Continue reading

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