Off the beaten path in Barcelona: La Merce 2016

This an annual festival, local to Catalonia, that celebrates Virgin Mary, the merciful, for which people from all over Catalonia and rest of Spain visit Barcelona. You can imagine the crowd if you add the regular number of tourists that visit from around the world! We were lucky to be in Barcelona during the time, since it …

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Barcelona, parte dos: 24 hours in the city!

Second visit to Barcelona- though this time only for 24 hours. Joined the wife who was already in town for the ESID conference, before we headed to Morocco and Portugal. Getting from the airport to downtown was super easy. Take the aerobus from either Terminal to Placa Catalunya which is the last stop. There are …