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Joan Miró Park with low clouds

This photo was taken from the terrace at the top of the building where I live. It was a night with low clouds and the mountain of Monjuic in front was totally covered by the clouds. The Joan Miró Park in front of my house was illuminated, which makes the photo transmit a certain melancholy.

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Dance of Devils

The Dance of devils is an ancient tradition that is deeply rooted in the eastern part of Spain and is believed to have originated in the ancient medieval streets where there were spoken dances. The participants carry a stick with firecrackers and special clothes to avoid getting burned. The person in charge of the fire

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Barcelona´s Port at sunset

The area around the port of Barcelona is one of the best places to visit in the city. I was walking around the same port this week and I was lucky to have taken my camera with me. What I love about this picture is the blue color of the sky and the sea and

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Mother of God of Belen Parish

The truth is that it is difficult to visit such a beautiful place in a tourist city like Barcelona and not have to pay anything to get in. Walking along the Ramblas I decided to visit this emblematic baroque style parish and I was surprised how beautiful these arches are that give a certain perspective

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“Rain of Blood” Staircase

In all major turistic cities there are places full of tourists and that we all know thanks to the travel guides but there are small places that are not so well-known and that really are worth the visit. This is the case of this staircase that is inside the Teatre Lliure in the Gracia district

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The most representative figure in Barcelona

The Aliga is a historical figure that is considered the representative of the city of Barcelona and goes back to the 14th century. It used to be taken out in all important ceremonies of the city. The current figure it´s not the original and it was made in 1999. When the Aliga is taken out

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Carnival Funeral

Yesterday was the official end of the carnival and in the city of Terrassa a mourning ceremony was held to celebrate this event. The story behind is that the group that won the last year´s carnival has to organize the mourning ceremony for the end of this year´s carnival so the women dress in mourning

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African Mass

A few days ago I had the opportunity to attend an African mass in Barcelona and there I went. The African catholic masses are very different from ours because the attendees wear very colorful clothes and are singing and dancing almost all the time. The truth is that it was worth the experience.

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Interview

Interview with a photographer – Ricard Torres

In today’s article I wanted to bring you an interview that I have done to a street photographer named Ricard Torres. Ricard is a photographer who lives in the city of Barcelona and since 2007, through his blog www.quicoto.com, has been sharing his travels through South Korea, Japan, United States and several countries in Europe.

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Group of Bastoners

Group stick dancers. This dance is a set of dances that use a cane or two, poking them to the rhythm of the music and is a widespread throughout Europe and especially in the Mediterranean countries with particularities defined in each place. The dance of sticks tells in dance form the struggle between two sides,

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