La Sagrada Família

One of the most stunning architectural pieces to ever be conceptualised, there was no doubt in my mind that I would need to dedicate a blog post to la Sagrada Família.  Arguably Gaudí’s most famous structure, and all the more famous in its unfinished state, the basilica is nothing short of breathtaking.

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Barcelona

4 – 5 July, 2015

After my mildly traumatic introduction to Barcelona (for those who missed it, see the following: https://lapiccolaviaggiatrice.wordpress.com/2016/11/21/hola-barcelona/), I began to properly explore the city and very promptly fell in love.  It is not only for our Australian tendency to truncate words that the city has so fondly been dubbed “Barca” by many Aussie travellers.  It’s more than just a nickname – it conveys a sense of intimacy, of affection, of love for a city that is loud and crazy and overwhelming.

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