We traveled to Philadelphia
on a day trip and went to the
The Franklin Institute to see
The Art of the Brick
designed by Nathan Sawaya .
This is all statues made completely from
|This is one of the most substantial pieces of his work|
It has approximately 75,450 bricks and is titled
|Adding up to around 4,573 bricks, the Mona Lisa|
''Lego painting'' truly appears to be the
|The Great wave off Kanagawa|
is practically rolling with motion as
would a real wave.
It holds 2,877 blocks
|This monstrous cat, the Great Sphinx of Giza|
is constructed of 2,604 Legos.
|Swimming in a sea of blue Legos,|
The Swimmer is a real eye catcher
made up of 10,980 bricks.
|This gigantic pencil writing ''Fun''|
was dedicated to school being just that.
It takes up 9,800 bricks and is just adorable:)
this 3D Lego man is being deconstructed by the winds of life
and slowly disintegrating into nothing.
It is built of 10,124 pieces.
|This is probably the most well known|
sculpture of Sawaya's artwork.
This man is tearing out his yellow heart and soul,
earning the name Yellow.
He has 11,014 bricks.
we went to Marrakesh for Moroccan food.
|Doesn't this look delectable? Although this looks|
like a kind of cake it really is
honey, almonds, and egg chunks encrusted
in flaky phyllo dough and dusted with powered sugar.
It is one of the many dishes served here.
|Here we are, enjoying ourselves (sorry,K wasn't ready for the camera).|
|This is one of the rooms. They all look similar to this one.|
This picture looks much brighter than it really is as it is
very dark in the restaurant, lending to the atmosphere.