Thanks to Gaudí’s creatively colourful masterpieces, if you want to blend into the background in Barcelona you need to be ready to stand out. Especially in Park Güell.
I know, I know. This sounds like completely counterintuitive advice. But luckily a) you are probably used to that from me by now and b) think about it… Getting lost in all those floral ornaments and ornate florals, the exquisite murals and the elaborate mosaics obviously calls for equally exuberant attire.
In true “Girl vs Globe” style, I decided to rebel against the black-on-black uniform so prevalent in most European cities and donned my lightest, brightest vermillion coat instead. Here is what happened next…
Did you even see me in that video? I mean, talk about genius camouflage! Its main highlight was obviously Park Güell – a World Heritage Site from the early 20th century and arguably one of Gaudí’s most impressive accomplishments.
Working with shapes organically found in nature he managed to create a place that feels wild and untamed, but is laden with hidden symbolism and fantastic creatures. Like that salamander whom I disgracefully call a “crocodile chameleon something monster animal” in my vlog or… me. I’m a fantastic creature if there ever was one.
coat: topshop; handbag: michael kors
What do you think about Gaudí’s architecture? Have you ever been to Park Güell?
Do you adjust your travelling wardrobe to the feel of each destination?