Barcelona Photoblog: Sagrada Familia: Portal of Nativity

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Sagrada Familia: Portal of Nativity

The Nativity Portal

After examining the opposite façade in detail in previous posts, I select this picture of the Nativity Portal taken from behind the gates late in the afternoon, once the place was not flooded with tourists.

PS: Next Tuesday I start my summer holidays (full August). I will post when I am back from Paris and Disney Land Paris around August 8th. I want you all to understand that this is just a break along the way and not a farewell. When I am back I will be travelling around Spain so I will be able to use my archives at least twice a week. The intention is not to give up and return with more energy in September. This is a fascinating hobby, as fascinating as time consuming but what the heck, as long as there is somehing to shoot at!.


  1. Anonymous1:33 AM

    mitica sagrada familia, otra cosa que no se le puede escapar a ningun nuevo visitante de barcelona.

  2. another great view of the sagrada familia!

    and yes, I agree with you. do enjoy your holiday. we'll see you when you get back.

  3. just heavenly! the details are exquisite! the acient artists were genuises

  4. great the details in the picture, and wonderful the colours.
    I love Barcelona with some more thousands of dutch people, and footballers

  5. Anonymous10:26 AM

    Have a fun vacation Carlos! Will most your photos and more importantly you ;-)

  6. Esta es simplesmente...phew, mas allá de palavras mias. It is a superb breathtaking detail shot, as breathtaking as the whole of Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece. Maybe even more.
    On your travels, will you manage the wider (that is, western side)area of the Penisula Ibérica?
    If you get to Lisbon, let us know! Will miss your great photos of Barça, as well as your welcome comments!

  7. Anonymous6:39 PM

    Bonnes vacances!

    ps Could you keep an eye out for Bob? He's missing in action.

  8. Sagrada Familia is a very special place - the photo is beautiful, full of all the small detail. Thanks for sharing.

  9. Thanks to you all for the support. I will keep posting till monday and then as I specified in the post.


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