On With Our Trip.....

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After Kendall and Brooks went home, Brian checked into a hostel for his last night there.  Tommy and I went to see Case Vicens and various other sights.   We first went to Casa Vicens - a private home Gaudi built for a tile maker.  As it was a private home, visitation inside was limited and we did not get to see the inside.

One afternoon, we took a break from site seeing and went shopping along La Ramblas.  La Ramblas has a lot of performers and artists around trying to make a buck or two.  We saw a man who had some pretty nice charactures up and decided to give him a try.  We think he did quite a nice job (below).  What do you think?

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Casa Vicens with Winnie and Winnie's haunted catholic past


Casa Vicens belonged to a tile merchant

This picture is not so good - we got there at the wrong time of the day

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Getting our characatures done - Tommy is already drawn here


The end result

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Pretty funny, huh?
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Notes on Monestir de Pedralbes col-leccio Thyssen (founded 1326)


The well at the Monestir


Nuns still live in one quarter of the monastary


Tomb of the founder of the monestir-Queen Elisenda de Montcada