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catalunya, Travel, Barcelona

An abandoned village in North Catalunya

Last week I was on the train from Barcelona to Ribes de Freser, on my way to Vall de Nuria. I was looking out of the window and enjoying the...
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catalunya, Travel, Barcelona

Vall de Nuria II: hiking the Catalan Pyrenees in sun, fog, and hail

Vall de Nuria is a picturesque green valley 2000m above the sea where you can ski in winter and hike (or just chill) in the summer. It's one...
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catalunya, Travel, Barcelona

Mura, a beautiful medieval village with a strange hotel

The tiny village of Mura is (luckily) not a well-known tourist destination. It's one of Catalunya's little secret treasures, which I keep di...
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Travel, Barcelona

Summer on the Costa Brava

Summer is almost over. As always, I spent it in Barcelona. I worked from home during the week but spent every weekend at the Costa Brava :) ...
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Travel, Andorra, Barcelona

A weekend in Andorra

Andorra is a microstate on the border between Spain and France (or, well, Catalunya and France). All of the country is in the Pyrenees, cons...
6 min read
Travel, Barcelona

Valleys and Waterfalls in the Catalan Pyrenees

Vall de Nuria is a picturesque valley in the Catalan side of the Pyrenees. In winter it's a ski resort, and in summer it's an alpine mountai...
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Travel, Barcelona

A medieval village and a giant waterfall

Rupit is a small village in the Catalan mountains, where every house is made of stone. Walking around here is like travelling back in time. ...
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