"And it is an interesting biological fact that all of us have, in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch it, we are going back from whence we came. "
Below is another of Gaudi's works. A house he remodeled in 1904. This one is based on Marine life. Each piece both decorative and functional. He too must have felt the need to go "back to the sea". Note the slain dragon on the roof. This guy was too cool! And what an imagination!