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Postcard from Spain | Moment's Notice


Last updated 9/28/2017 at Noon

Greetings from Barcelona – so this is actually a postcard from Catalonia.

People from Barcelona do not consider themselves Spanish, as they have been trying to be on their own for at least 800 years. They have their own language (they are quick to point out it is not a dialect of Spanish but a written and spoken language with grammatical rules), and several independent government agencies.

Although Barcelona is the most visited city by foreigners to Spain, the region sees itself as a place apart from its country.

Our first foray into Barcelona was on to avenues of Las Ramblas – the sit...

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