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Modernisme is an art and literature movement associated with the search for Catalan national identity. The period associated with is was around 1888-1910 and is primarily connected with Catalonia and Barcelona. In the context of the rapid development and urban changes during the industrial revolution the Catalan elite – politicians, burgoiesie and rich entrepreneurial families – intensified their efforts to create their own national identity. Modernisme is a  similar movement like art nouveau… Read More

We kicked off the New Year in Barcelona with a lunch on the beach on January 3 with incredibly sunny 22 degrees. Our favourite beach restaurant: Ca La Nuri. We even had two more days above 22 degrees and a couple of mild days – but finally rain came after the extreme dry autumn where we were close to water rationing. Michael joined a running group in January whereas Chris went back… Read More

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