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Las cabras del Turó de la Rovira

April 14th, 2009

We came across this remarkable scene of Rafael and his flock of six goats in the Turó de la Rovira park, El Carmel last Sunday. The police have told him officially to remove his animals but seem to be turning a blind eye as long as he keeps them on this wilder side of the park. Photos by Mónica.

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The building of the Sagrada Família

April 6th, 2009

The Sagrada Família in 1915. The first stone was placed on 19 March 1882.

Wikipedia on the Sagrada Família “The project is scheduled to be completed in 2026. On the subject of the extremely long construction period, Gaudí is said to have remarked, “My client is not in a hurry.”