The Park Güell (Catalan: Parc Güell [ˈparɡ ˈɡweʎ]) is a public park system composed of gardens and architectonic elements located on Carmel Hill, in Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain). Carmel Hill belongs to the mountain range of Collserola – the Parc del Carmel is located on the northern face. Park Güell is located in La Salut, a neighborhood in the Gràcia district of Barcelona. With urbanization in mind, Eusebi Güell assigned the design of the park to Antoni Gaudí, a renowned architect and the face of Catalan modernism. The park was built between 1900 and 1914 and was officially opened as a public park in 1926. In 1984, UNESCO declared the park a World Heritage Site under “Works of Antoni Gaudí”....LESS
The Adventures of Bella & Harry is a book series that chronicles the escapades of a pup named Bella, her little brother Harry, and their family as they explore the sights and sounds of new, exciting cities around the world. This series is an informative and exciting way to introduce children to travel, different countries and customs, history, landmarks, and more--sure to win the hearts of young listeners.Join Bella and Harry as they travel to Athens with their family and go to the Acropolis, the Plaka, Crete, and learn about the origin of the Olympics. Along the way, local cuisine (such as spanakopita) is sampled, and some basic Greek phrases are introduced to the inquisitive youngstersThen join Bella and Harry as they travel to Barcelona with their family and spend time at Las Ramblas, La Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, and other magnificent places. Local cuisine (such as tapas) and some basic Spanish phrases are also introduced.Lastly, join Bella and Harry as they travel to Beijing with their family and visit the Forbidden City, explore the Temple of Heaven, walk along the Great Wall of China, and do other fun things. Take a side trip to Xian and see the Terracotta Warriors. Go to Chengdu and learn about pandas. Local cuisine and some basic local phrases are also introduced to young listeners.The comedic and informative adventures of Bella and Harry will stimulate children's imaginations and foster a thirst for understanding the world in which they live.