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Sagrada Familia Architecture and Stained Glass Windows in Barcelona

Sagrada Familia Architecture and Stained Glass Windows in Barcelona

Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is famous largely due to its Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi. Plus the fact that the church has been under construction since 1882. The beautiful stained glass windows and distinctive architecture captivate visitors. Estimated completion date of Sagrada Familia is now 2026 – 2028 if all goes well. The construction/tourist site is the […]

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Peace Tower Parliament Hill Ottawa Canada

Peace Tower Parliament Hill Ottawa Canada

On my third attempt I was able to visit the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Canada. My first attempt failed due to a scheduled protest on Parliament Hill in the afternoon. My second attempt I arrived too near closing time but I did receive some useful information from the staff, who told me to […]

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Guitar Concert – Santa Anna Church – Barcelona

Guitar Concert – Santa Anna Church – Barcelona

  Looking for things to do in Barcelona alone? One thing I highly recommend to other solo travelers is to experience the local culture by attending concerts, art shows, and other unique events while traveling alone. During an early morning walk in Barcelona I noticed a flyer advertising a guitar concert that evening at the […]

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Visit Basilica Santa Maria del Mar – Skip Sagrada Familia

Visit Basilica Santa Maria del Mar – Skip Sagrada Familia

  While in Barcelona I had time to visit both the Basilica Santa Maria del Mar (Church of Saint Maria of the Sea) and Gaudi’s more famous Sagrada Familia. If you haven’t much time in Barcelona I advise visiting the former and skipping the latter. Skip Sagragda Familia?!? Yes, if you have only a few […]

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Stained Glass in Barcelona Spain – Palau de la Musica

Stained Glass in Barcelona Spain – Palau de la Musica

  Palau de la Musica Catalana (Palace of Catalan Music) is a magnificent concert hall in La Ribera neighborhood of Barcelona, Spain designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner and completed in 1908. The concert hall features an elaborate stained glass dome which was designed to help bring some natural light into the hall as there were […]

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