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Playing in Toy Land: A trip to Tibidabo

Playing in Toy Land: A trip to Tibidabo

A little dazed and half confused, we disembarked off the T2A bus at the top of Tibidabo mountain overlooking Barcelona city. As we stepped off the bus after our rollercoaster ascent, we blinked away the bright sunlight. I breathed in the fresh mountain air. I felt right at home. We staggered onto the hillside, marvelling…

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By soninkec, October 10, 2017
Park Guell: it’s a jungle out there

Park Guell: it’s a jungle out there

I wiped the sweat off my forehead. My eyebrows knitted as my eyes attempted to squeeze out the sunlight. I cursed myself for not bringing my sunglasses on my little exploration. Overcast days in Barcelona are deceptive as the sun glances off the clouds into your eyes. Okay, let’s just take this one step at…

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By soninkec, September 22, 2017

The Old and the New: a trip to the Harbour

To explore the city of Barcelona is to straddle the old and the new. Today I got to sightsee along the harbour where I visited my university, before heading to the ‘old town’ to soak up some history. I am sitting in the courtyard of the Museu Frederic Marès, in Barcelona old town, breathing in the city….

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By soninkec, August 30, 2017
Help! I’m moving to Barcelona

Help! I’m moving to Barcelona

Barcelona is hot. It’s got that jungle fever. Everything sticks to you; your hair, your clothes, the car seat. My first impression was not flattering. I landed in a haze at Barcelona airport, and an orange dust had settled in the city. I could only just make out the mounds which I soon realised were…

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By soninkec, August 29, 2017
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