Barcelona’s Casa Batlló: Gaudí’s Glorious Ode to the Sea

December 9, 2019Spain

If Park Güell is the gingerbread fairy-tale world of Hansel and Gretel, then Casa Batlló is falling down the rabbit hole in Alice in Wonderland. Walls and ceilings seem to swirl in their stillness; enchanted-looking doorways tease the imagination with what lies beyond; ocean-blue tiles morph from pale tones to the boldest shades as they … Read More

Beautiful Barcelona: The Land of Gaudí & A Day at Park Güell

December 3, 2019Spain

“Every building you see is the image of a man you do not see.” ~Louis H. Sullivan, Kindergarten Chats and Other Writings It’s hard to imagine a city and a man more intertwined than Barcelona and Antoni Gaudí. And it’s even more difficult to envision what Spain’s Catalonian capital would look like had this visionary … Read More