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We spent our last day in Barcelona on another Hop On Hop Off bus route to see the other side of the city. On a Saturday, the city was packed, We decided not to get off as it would have taken 3 buses to get back on with the long lines.
Our goal was to see Segrada Familia, the most important structure in Barcelona. The final design was by Antoni Gaudi, the most famous architect in Barcelona. It's undergoing resconstruction, but still a fascinating ...
... many tours only do an outside visit but fortunately MSC had arranged for an inside tour as well. Josep Maria Bocabella founder of a religious group called the Devotees to Saint Joseph decided in the late 1800s to fund and erect a temple, known now as the Basilica of the Sagrada family, for the people of Barcelona. The first stone of the Sagrada was laid in 1882 with the purpose expressed in the "Notarial Deed of Ceremony" as follows: “Awake from tepidness ...
... tourists are often targeted for muggings/pick pockets etc.
In Morocco, doors took my fancy, in Lisbon and Spain it's footpaths! Nothing plain about the paths here, check out the photos!
Again eating places are many, and we settle on a small place with tables on the street, and with much hilarity order three half plates from an all Spanish menu. We have no idea what we order, but the waiter tries to explain to us that everything we have ordered contains ...
... salad (similar to American potato salad) on the menu. This led me to wonder if Spaniards adopted it, or made it purely for the Russian tourists. While resting a gentleman asked to play the piano, to the delight of some of the patrons at the bar. He added a little musical entertainment while we sipped our americanos. Still needing some ingredients for dinner, we stopped by the market only to find it closed. We headed for the ...
... the INDIGENOUS NATIONAL FORUM, and it will have its rhythm and achievements which the indigenous people themselves will agree upon and decide.
On the national political scene, the criminality of Salinismo was re-discovered and it de-stablized the State-Party System. The apologists for Salinas, who reformed and altered the Constitution now have amnesia and are among the most enthusiastic persecutors of the man under whom they acquired their wealth. The National ...
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