Barçelona – Familia Sagrada-1

Lunes Sagrada (4/21/2013)
Holy Monday – one of the few work days in Mexico … but not in Spain.

A highly observant reader noted that recent Yucalandia posts & articles appear to have slipped into some schmaltzy personal vacation foto blog. (see previous post)

If however, we read Yucalandia’s chief editor’s insights in the previous comments, we find that travel to other beautiful, exotic, and enriching locations, during the official Mexican vacation times, can be essential parts of Living in Mexico and Surviving Yucatán ‘s April heat.

Today’s actividad principal was a visit to Gaudi’s Cathedral Sagrada Familia …

Meeting our brother-in-law (cuñado) and his wife (concuña) on the Metro - can you tell which guy came all the way from Yucatan ?

Meeting our brother-in-law (cuñado) and his wife (concuña) on the Metro – Can you tell which guy came all the way from Yucatan ?

Catedral Sagrada Familia still stands ....   and the construction continues  (for another 100 years, give or take a few) ...

Catedral Sagrada Familia still stands …. and the construction continues (for another 100 years, give or take a few) …

people still stand in lines ...    unaware of some of the world's finest 3-D dramas  pass by  (overhead).

people still stand in lines … unaware of some of the world’s finest 3-D dramas pass by (overhead).

Judas still delivers his greeting ...    and its silent message ... to the multitude    carrying swords and clubs ...

Judas still delivers his greeting … and its silent message … to the multitude carrying swords and clubs …

Peter  struggles   with who he is  ....  and what he has done ...

Peter struggles with who he is …. and what he has done …

the drama continues ...

the drama continues …

as tourists   pose for yet more fotos  ...   untouched by the story that unfolds above them ?

as tourists pose for yet more fotos … untouched by the story that unfolds above them ?

an innocent man is found guilty,  by 2 different courts ...

an innocent man is found guilty, by 2 different courts …

and is punished ...   for things he never did ...         as yet more tourists meander along.

and is punished … for things he never did … as yet more tourists meander along.

"obedient employees" of the system mete out their own personal humiliations on the innocent.   then ...   and now ...

“obedient employees” of the system mete out their own personal humiliations on the innocent. then … and now …

presaging ...

presaging …

and ...

and …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

all of which is a facade, that leads to ….
Sagrada Familia-2014-001

 

Time for bed …     more tomorrow.
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© Steven M. Fry

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