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Palau Güell

After almost 5 years of living in Barcelona, this morning I finally paid a visit to the Palau Güell. It is one of the lesser known Gaudí buildings in Barcelona and does not receive quite as much attention by visitors … Continue reading

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The modern face of Barcelona

Most visitors coming to Barcelona have several items on their must-see list, such as the Gaudí buildings and parks, the Picasso museum, La Rambla, and maybe even Camp Nou, Europe’s largest football stadium. Very rarely do people come to Barcelona … Continue reading

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Barcelona in winter …

… is nice. Especially the balmy days with lots of sunshine provide a welcome respite for travellers from colder climates. So far, the average daytime temperatures have ranged from 12° to 20°C this winter. The city is less crowded and … Continue reading

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General Strike in Spain

Today there is a general strike in Spain. Hundreds of thousands of people are on the streets in all major cities protesting against cuts in public spending, the continued privatisation of public services, and the degradation of services such as … Continue reading

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