Thursday, October 1, 2009

Girona

Girona, which is the town 100kms from Barcelona (the place where I flew in
via Ryan Air) and famous for the amazing riverside architecture.
Girona is the birth place of Salvador Dali.
Since my flight to Rome was later in the day
I spent much of the afternoon here wondering
about admiring this town.

The Famous houses of Girona.
While in Barcelona a chap at the hostel said that
during the old days people of Girona
competed with each other to build along the banks of this river.




Old Monastery



Barcelona

Well Barcelona for 2 and a bit days. Via Gatwick for 4 pounds.
I was staying at the Graffiti Hostel a rough but affordable place to lay my
head for a couple of nights is sited 15mins walk from the Sagrada Familia a very large
church that was designed by Antoni Gaudi. The foundations for this began in in 1882
and is still being built the estimate time of completion is 2030.

Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

Ceiling of the Sagrada Familia


Just your normal Friday crowd?

Creatures look down upon you in the Gothic section of Barcelona

Barcelona Beach


video

Sorry about the blurriness I put this here so you can
get the feel of the music this band was playing.


Unknown to me I would see many Arches during this trip.

Party in the city