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Color Run

We are trying to absorb as much of Barcelona as possible during our last few months here.  And what better way to experience the city and its people than participating in a “fun run”?  Imagine being a tourist visiting San Francisco and running the Bay to Breakers. The Color Run, in existence since 2011, calls itself […]

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The Magic Fountain

After one failed attempt when we mistakenly believed it would be flowing, we successfully ventured to the “Magic Fountain” of Barcelona last week for the second time, with our visiting cousins, the Mayers.  As has become our norm, scooters were a means of transport. MEM with cousins Stephanie and Katherine Mayer… The fountain sits at […]

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Gran Canaria

Our resort, the Lopesan Costa Meloneras, was apparently quite typical of many in the Canary Islands (Islas Canarias)…very German, with a high concentration of British as well.  One benefit of the German factor was that when I practiced my Spanish on the trilingual hotel staff, the responses were in Spanish, not English; the personnel were never sure if […]

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Turó Parc—by Ella

Turó Parc is a park that we live across the street from, and we go to very often. It is a big park with lots to do. There is a café, a playground, a grassy area, fountains, trees to climb, a big pond, and plenty more. This is the view of the park from our deck. When […]

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Culture…or Not

For those who care, the Morocco holiday experience is coming soon… When you know your time is limited (in Barcelona), you wake up every Saturday morning with an extra dose of the need to accomplish something, enjoy a unique experience, or absorb some level of culture. This weekend, we visited La Fundació Joan Miró, a museum […]

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