Antoni Gaudi's masterpiece started in the 1860's. Set to be finished in 40 years. First recognized by the catholic church in Nov 2009 by Pope Benedict. Built entirely with private funds and today by $12 euro admission fee.
Barcelona April 3rd 2011 Finishing off our stay to Barcelona. We set sail for Marceille France at 6pm. What a great first day. ... read more
Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Barcelona Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more