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When architecture meets literature- The Dante of Architecture

There are no rules of Architecture for a castle in the clouds.

G.K Chesterton

As I was reading an article on the creation and impending completion of the majestic Sagrada Familia, I was struck by how its architect, Antoni Gaudi, was once defined the ‘Dante of architecture’.

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roof top Casa Mila

roof top of Casa Mila, Bacelona. Sunset, that was a very liquid memory for me. I was alone, visiting Passaige de gracia area of Barcelona. Light headed all day, as if I was walking through a cloud, then I finally got to the roof top of Casa Mila, by then I was really on the top of all smokes….. 31 more words

Barcelona ~ A date for Tapas, Casa Mila, La Pedrera

Wednesday, April 9th, Barcelona

Back in 2011 I traveled to Guatemala to study Spanish for three weeks.  It was to be total immersion, staying with a local lady in a boarding house in Antigua.   590 more words



I absolutely fell in love in Barcelona. While I unfortunately spent my weekend in Barcelona when its typically beachy and warm weather became clouds and rain, the city did not fail to capture me. 1,157 more words


Under blue skies

Our last morning in Barcelona was spent exploring another of Gaudi’s famous buildings, La Pedrera or Casa Mila. The famous curving facade is currently shrouded in plastic as it is being renovated, but the roof terrace was wonderful. 142 more words

Barcelona, 2006

Another blast from the past!  This time, my first trip to Spain.
At Gaudí’s Casa Milà.



After another plane ride we landed in sunny Barcelona! I had visited the city just before I left for Thailand so was full of hope about the things I could show Andy! 904 more words