Saturday, September 9

La Pedrera: A Barcelona Landmark

La Pedrera
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Going for a walk down the city center I captured these tourists desperately taking pictures of La Pedrera at Paseo de Gracia in Barcelona city. The sightseeing bus wouldn't stop so there was not much time to take a good snapshot of the modernist building at sunset. I took another photograph, this time with a modernist lamp post in the way.

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Anonymous kris said...

the design is just marvellous. I wish i'm the tourist in the bus ..

2:23 PM  
Blogger Sally said...

This was one of my most favourite places in Barcelona. I sat on the rooftop with a very good friend for about 3 hours. The slightest of zephyr-like breezes blew, and we solved all the ills of the world in the late afternoon May sun....(PS The could have got off the bus about 5 metres further on!)

2:28 PM  
Blogger Carlos said...

Thanks kris
thanks sally

9:01 PM  
Blogger Rodney said...

Nice shot! I was one of those tourist a long time ago. I got a great shot!

3:03 AM  
Anonymous John said...

How good would it be to live there? If there's one thing Melbourne doesn't have, it's this 'gaudi' inspired architecture.. wonderful. OH and how come everyone else has been there and not me? Can you fly me out Carlos? lol.

7:04 AM  
Blogger Pelene said...

once i have been in barcelona and i fell in love with Gaudi...
i hope someday to live in barceloan and to go for a walk with my my son and my lover to park guell

Merija blog - Taste of life

11:09 PM  
Blogger Nika said...

to see gaudí's work in person--how wonderful! i can't wait to visit spain (hopefully someday soon) and see more architecture modernisme/nouveau.

6:23 AM  
Blogger Carlos said...

I want to thank rodney, john. And give a warm welcome to pelene, merija and nika to my blog. I appreciate your commenting on my pictures.

5:41 PM  

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