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#37: Castells - Catalunya's Human Castles

Many hands make light work, as the old saying goes. This is the principle that Castellers base themselves on, in the most literal sense. Those who might have caught a glimpse of the rather impressive “human towers” may admire the structures involved, the precision that’s needed, let alone the sheer amount of strength – but it’s much more than physical power. 590 more words

Celebrations

The Catalan Coast

The “coast” part of this phrase, “The Catalan Coast,” is fairly self-explanatory. The Mediterranean Sea makes up the eastern border of both Spain and France, and the coast just north and south of the boundary between those two countries is the parcel of land in question here. 1,198 more words

Conca de Barberá

The Conca de Barberá is an energetic, spunky little wine region that sits respectfully amongst some of Catalunya’s more prominent players. The surrounding superstar regions of Penedés, Priorat, Costers de Segre and the Montsant get most of the credit, but the wines coming out of Conca de Barberá are proving major contenders. 615 more words

Wine Makers

Movistar, invingatoare in contratimpul pe echipe, Valverde, bine plasat; Jitaru, aur la CE de box U-22

Una dintre cele mai vechi curse pe etape din istoria ciclismului,Volta Ciclista a Catalunya, ajunsa la editia 97, a revenit la traditia probelor zdravene in contratimpul pe echipe, programand in ziua a doua o portie de 41,3 km, incheiata cu victoria spaniolilor de la Movistar, care, evident, a luat si tricoul galben, de lider al clasamentului general individual, prin Joaquin Jose Rojas. 277 more words

Testing: Ferrari Flatter, Merc Play Hide and Seek, and McLaren Sink

After the conclusion of 8 days of testing at the sunny Circuit de Catalunya, motorsport fans will be delighted with some insight into the pecking order of the grid. 1,141 more words

Bluff

Spanish Stories #2: St. George's Day in Catalunya

This is a shorter post (I wish I had more time, to share ALL the stories I heard!) with, alas, no photos.

Teresa is a retired schoolteacher from Barcelona; she’s determined to improve her English because her daughter and grandchildren live in Dubai. 274 more words

Travel

vaixell creuer... Barcelona 2017mar12 Iot Dilbar Iot Madame GU pailebot Santa Eulàlia

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Barcelona   2017mar12   Iot Dilbar Iot Madame GU pailebot Santa Eulàlia  Inserim imatges captades a Barcelona El Port Vell dels Iots…

Iot Madame GU… el primer de color blau, propietat d’ en Andrei Skoch, 61 more words

Imatges