WOW!! Thank you all soooo much for all the lovely e-mails and birthday wishes!
I can feel the love!!
I am finally home and slowly trying to get back into life here....
I promise I will get to writing you all back, just give me a little time to adjust to the new time zone.
I miss you all!!
It's been a long journey, and although I am happy to be back, I am tempted by sweet aftertastes of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
It is incredible, no words can describe how amazing this city is....
full of life, colour, sounds, beautiful people and delcious food!
for those of you who are not familiar with the architecture of Antonio Gaudi, I HIGHLY recommend you check it out.
All those who know me know that I love to talk, since I was a baby, I rarely ran out of words.... but this man's visions have found me speechless. Absolutely and positively no words can describe the brilliance of this man's work.
The detail, the symbolism, the colours, the sacredness....
This temple below is completely filled with finite layers of symbolism; from where it has been built creating a sacred triangle between the city, the ocean and the mountains, to the details in the beams meant to depict the sacred feeling of being in a forest...The spirals, the geometry, the the numbers, the colours... everything has a purpose, even the stones chosen to hold it up...
[caption id="attachment_570" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="sacrada famillia - inside catherdral"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_576" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="doors"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_578" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="spiral stair cases"][/caption]
Park Guell overlooking the entire city
If only pictures could do Gaudi's work justice....
My mom and I had an AMAZING time in Barcelona, we ate delicious tapas, we walked our little hearts out, we got lost in the Barro Gottica, and we tried on LOTS of shoes and boots..
And yes, I did get not one but two pairs of lovely leather boots.... what can I say???
I also wanted to end this post with a photo of bracelet that I was able to finish in silver at the workshop...
till next time, adios and will keep you all posted on the new works that will blossom from this incredible journey.
xoNaomi[/caption] [caption id="attachment_593" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="the incredible seaside town of Begur Spain"][/caption]
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