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Tapas, Barcelona Style

October 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Travel

Our introduction to tapas took place at Jose Andres’ Jaleo restaurant here in the District of Columbia and I suppose we couldn’t have asked for better. Andres has gone on to become one of the world’s great chefs and Jaleo, with its authentic Spanish tapas, is still going strong. But Barcelona may be the epicenter […]

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Barcelona’s Gaudi

October 27th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Travel

The most arresting fact about Antoni Gaudi for me is that Spain’s most famous architect, after becoming a recluse in the grand cathedral that was his crowning achievement, died at age 73 after being run over by a tram. Gaudi was a leading light in the “modernist” or “Art Nouveau” movement that took inspiration from […]

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Portside in Barcelona

October 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Travel

The port in Barcelona dates to roman days. Now its more likely to be loading or unloading shipping containers, or cruise ships bound for destinations all over the globe. It was far to walk down the Ramblas from our hotel in the Gothic quarter. What’s billed as the world’s largest floating gangplank takes you from […]

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