Where in Spain Wednesday: Barcelona’s Passeig de Gràcia
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Where in Spain Wednesday: Barcelona’s Passeig de Gràcia

It seems like summer is already on its way out here in Barcelona – it’s cooled off significantly, and today has been full of rain and thunder. So this week I want to share a picture of how pretty Barcelona looks in the rain. It’s one of the Gaudí-designed tiles that line Passeig de Gràcia (the … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday: Barcelona’s Catalan Pride
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Where in Spain Wednesday: Barcelona’s Catalan Pride

Yesterday Catalonia celebrated a special holiday – La Diada Nacional de Cataluyna, which falls on September 11th.  All the streets were decked out in full Catalan regalia, and filled to the brim with marches and parades. About 1.5 million people were out  in Barcelona to declare their Catalan pride.  This is a fancy hotel on … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday: Spain’s Oldest Bullfighting Ring
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Where in Spain Wednesday: Spain’s Oldest Bullfighting Ring

One of the major perks of studying and traveling in Andalucía for a semester was that I got to see the stereotypical side of Spain – flamenco dancing, tapas, and of course, bullfighting!  This is the oldest bullfighting ring in Spain in Ronda, Málaga. Or at least that’s what the people there told me! There … Continue reading