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Month: December, 2008

Christmas Eve 2008 in Barcelona

24 December, 2008 (18:33) | Living in Europe

A stroll around my neighborhood (Gracia): Above: Plaça Reloj and Ayumiento

Mercat Medieval de Vic

18 December, 2008 (15:13) | Living in Europe

It is a 3 day holiday weekend here in Spain, celebrating the Santissima Annunziata Purissima Virgin Mary. We have been invited (with dog) to spend 3 nights in Viladrau with our friends Sara and Ricardo. They are excited to share the Mercat medieval experience with us. Today is an icy morning. The drive from Viladrau […]

Gracia soundscape

17 December, 2008 (08:02) | Living in Europe

The knife sharpener man goes by… One of the more distinctly old world qualities of living here in Gracia is the local knife sharpening man, who with his bicycle and his wares attached walks by, sounding his distinct pan pipe. For 5 euros he will sharpen your knife. I was sitting here in my living […]