Barcelona - Casa Batlló 

Visit to Antoni Gaudí's famous Casa Batlló during a home-exchange with Barcelona.

This building is even more amazing on the inside
This building is even more amazing on the inside
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Living Room: Each tourist is given an audio-guide headphone set.  When you point the handset as a camera it shows the room decorated as it would have been in Gaudi's time (early 20th Century).
Living Room: Each tourist is given an audio-guide headphone set. When you point the handset as a camera it shows the room decorated as it would have been in Gaudi's time (early 20th Century).
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Hardly a right angle in the place.  This is a closet.
Hardly a right angle in the place. This is a closet.
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Columns: recurring themes, bones, sea monsters, ships...
Columns: recurring themes, bones, sea monsters, ships...
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Needless a lot of tourists, but never more than each room comfortably permits.  Buy tickets on-line to avoid the queue.
Needless a lot of tourists, but never more than each room comfortably permits. Buy tickets on-line to avoid the queue.
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Vent: to allow air flow.  Despite all the sunlight and the exterior heat (<30°C), the residence seemed cool
Vent: to allow air flow. Despite all the sunlight and the exterior heat (<30°C), the residence seemed cool
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Leading to the rear, second floor courtyard
Leading to the rear, second floor courtyard
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Air shaft.  Viewed from the various levels, this is the air shaft to beat all air shafts.  The windows get smaller as they rise.
Air shaft. Viewed from the various levels, this is the air shaft to beat all air shafts. The windows get smaller as they rise.
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The tiles have been broken into pieces so they can fit the curved forms.
The tiles have been broken into pieces so they can fit the curved forms.
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