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Catalan Culture 2004 Class Blog

jueves, diciembre 04, 2003


Nilo Rahmani

A place I visited

Labyrinth park

I have visited a lot of places but two palaces have touched me the most one of those places is park labyrinth. Labyrinth park was built in 1791. the park is located in Mundet almost on the hill. We went to visit the park in addition of our research about silent places in Barcelona. Walking from the metro station it seems a bit hard to find because the park is more above the university campus where you find yourself in after getting out of the metro station. So its search to find it, we came first to the picnic and children’s playground where we took a coffee and refreshments. Then we walked above, we across this old villa, right next to that, there was a little post of the park where we paid to get inside the park. As we walked by we came across on different levels with stairways, pavilions and richly ornamented railings. Saw adorning the gardens various statues of mythological figures. I enjoyed every bit of the nature and structure on which the park is based. The villa inside the park and the bathing section where good. All the other details such as the little fountains, running water, wells, sculptures, the way trees, plants and flowers were planted make the park complete. It gave a feelings of peace and joy. Don’t get me wrong I have been to several parks around the world but a place like this I have never experienced. I felt good by being surprised by little cute details every time I walked by. I love the sculptures and the little well down the stairs in front of the labyrinth and the fountain where I threw a coin and made a wish.(haaha this sounds really mushy.) It seemed almost like a fairy tale. The paths were very good organized with two sections separated one which led us to the busque= natural forest-y and the second one was the romantic path. This is the ideal place to go with ones lover and have walk trough the park. Above all the good impressions and surprises I had experienced I saw on more thing which made my day just complete. While I was walking trough the main door of the romantic section, I saw a peacock right in front of me! For the record peacocks are my all time favourite birds!!! I couldn’t move myself out of my excitement. All I did was stand there, watch that beautiful creature in the most beautiful surrounding and enjoy.
Peacocks are my all time favourite birds and park labyrinth became my all time favourite park!!

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