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Blog posts tagged ‘Barcelona’

Video in Spanish by foreign language students warning against street crime in Barcelona

I thought the reënactments in the second half were rather good. One of the commenters, however, mistook the medium for the message and was seized by an attack of lust. (Via Robbed in Barcelona. Here's one I managed to photograph, in Vilafranca del Penedès.)

Posted by admin on Friday August 24th 2012 at 12:09. Comments Off on Video in Spanish by foreign language students warning against street crime in Barcelona
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Introducing the Gaudí Experience theme park

"The genius, the mysterious, the controversial, the visionary, the innovative, the excesive... The Icon."

Posted by admin on Friday June 15th 2012 at 11:38. Comments Off on Introducing the Gaudí Experience theme park
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Announcing a 9-day tour of northern Spain’s industrial heritage in September 2012

Being a lengthy and wearisome personal declaration followed by two crucial links and an opera.

A ruined textile workshop on the banks of the Llobregat

A macabre pleasure of the Llobregat valley over the past few years has being able to walk into the factories and workshops of this once great manufacturing zone as they close. The non-fixed assets are worthless, industrial space is not exactly at a premium, so why bother with human or canine vigilantes? Officially on a […]

Pisa bar fined €1000 for charging Spanish tourist €26 for 3 * (coffee + brioche)

Here. Apparently the barman thought the guy was from Barcelona and wanted to make him feel at home. Why on earth was crucifixion along the Appian Way abolished?

Posted by admin on Thursday January 26th 2012 at 20:49. 2 comments
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Free self-guided walk from Barcelona airport to Barcelona

Via the Llobregat delta, the Mercabarna wholesale food market, the Nissan car factory, a lively Sunday clothes market, decaying light industry and remains of slums, and the cemetery and castle of Montjuïc.

Bad Santa vigilante hits crime-ridden Barcelona

In c/ Parlament. Ms Santamaria (geddit) gasped in alarm, but Santa didn't blink. CC for commercial use by MJS. More.

Posted by admin on Monday December 19th 2011 at 22:01. Comments Off on Bad Santa vigilante hits crime-ridden Barcelona
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But is that acorn-fed Iberian black pig or shoe leather you’re chomping?

Illicit upgrading of jamón serrano to jamón ibérico de bellota, fraud prevention, and a statistical account of why a pig undergoing free-range fattening needs at least a hectare of oak forest.

Posted by admin on Thursday December 1st 2011 at 14:22. Comments Off on But is that acorn-fed Iberian black pig or shoe leather you’re chomping?
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How María Isabel Cuellar fixed her defective tortillas

A quick review of votives.

Posted by admin on Sunday November 20th 2011 at 16:42. Comments Off on How María Isabel Cuellar fixed her defective tortillas
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Look for a good guide, not an official one

In which I discuss anonymous threats from the official guide mafia, and take a brief look at some of 18th and 19th century Spain's stranger tourist gurus.

Posted by admin on Monday November 14th 2011 at 17:32. 2 comments
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