Month: November 2017

Barcelona and it’s markets . A photographic visit

La Boqueria Is Barcelona’s most famous market. It’s also the most touristy one. While at opening time you will find the market almost abandoned by the tourists as the day progresses it’ll become more and more shoulder to shoulder tourists. But Barcelona is a large city. The advantage of a large city is the range of choice.  Mercado de Santa Caterina , Mercato Di Sant Antoni or Mercat de la Barceloneta are not so well known . The fact these markets are almost unknown to the average tourists tends to mean they are real local markets serving residents of the surrounding areas....

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Gifts for Travelers 2017

The Holidays are approaching. You may be almost finished with your gift shopping or you may be struggling to even start. How about a few ideas for the people on your list who like to travel? Lets start with the lower cost smaller items. Good enough for stocking stuffers or to give yourself a well earned gift. Long flights or train rides leave you with time to fill. Physical books are heavy and take up valuable space in your luggage. Why not get something free that you can add to your phone or tablet to read electronic books? The...

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Beaches of Barcelona Spain

The urban beaches of Barcelona total more then 4km.  Starting with the older beaches near the W hotel they proceed along the coast. Backed by a promenade that allows you to walk the entire length of beaches. At times the beaches seem to meld into each other. Flowing in a seamless way. Urban beaches aren’t remote isolated deserted beaches by their very nature. Don’t expect to be alone. Don’t be surprised to have people near you . Or to have people playing volleyball. Enjoy the company and the related chaos.  If on the other hand you demand solitude then...

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