Back to Guell

Several hours have passed and my friends and I are back in the area of Parc Guell, still too early for our 5.30 – 6pm entry time. Even my ‘souvenir shopping’ friends have exhausted the junky gift shops now and we are little peckish, so tempted by a shady garden we settle for a quick snack and some sangria.
At last it’s our turn! gue1

to get closer to these intriguing buildings.

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There are columns created to mimic nature

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Where a stone woman

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and a bunch of crazy women from England lurk

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there are stunning views of the city

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wonderful mosaics on the towers

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A whole forest of columns

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that I really fall in love with. The Sala Hipostila was originally intended to be a market hall.

There was even a very beautiful young bride and her groom, imagine getting married there, although escaping the crowds would be difficult.

and I have some more photos to show you from Parc Guell, so I’ll be back.

24 thoughts on “Back to Guell

  1. What a wonderful place – and a wonderful post? My favourite photo would have to be the one of you three, although those stone / marble? teardrops are pretty lovely too. Thank goodness there are more!

  2. It almost looks like a theme park, doesn’t it? Fascinating! I’ve been to Barcelona a number of times but never visited Parc Guell …. need to put that right, next time πŸ™‚ Lovely photos, Gilly.

  3. You capture the quirky details well Gilly. It was so overwhelmingly crowded during our visit, that we couldn’t wait to escape! πŸ™‚

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