It’s true that Barcelona has been getting a bit of a reputation for petty crime lately and that personal security is no laughing matter. Having said that, the sight of a child’s bike securely chained to a litter bin brightened up this morning’s trip to the supermarket.
This advert made me smile on my way home from work so I thought I’d share! Here in Barcelona, the January Sales started on January 7th and this advert is for the Gran Via 2 shopping centre. Obviously it’s a play on words – Ganga means Bargain in both Catalan and Spanish.
A couple of weeks ago I was showing a friend from another part of Spain around Barcelona. As part of our impromptu tour we passed the statue of Ramon Berenguer III on Via Laietana. My friend asked me if I knew the significance of the fact that one of the horse’s hooves is raised. When MORE»