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Travels Part 3 – Paris Continued

Part of our touring involved walking down the Champs-Élysées, partly to observe a dense pedestrian boulevard and partly to see some projects along the way. We started down by the Arch de Triomph: The Citroen showroom was an interesting stop: … Continue reading

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South-Eastern Coastal Park

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Mt. Tibidabo

Last week, Catherine came to visit for a few days before heading off to Bernard and Aude’s house in Manosque. We had a 3 day weekend, so we had some extra time to explore some new things around Barcelona that … Continue reading

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Buildings around Barca

Mixed into our classes and free time are some trips to various buildings around Barcelona. Some of them we have been fortunate enough to get tours inside. Others, not so much. Here are a few: We stumbled upon this new … Continue reading

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Montjuic Exploration

This past weekend we split up into groups in order to explore two parks across town for an assignment. My group explored Montjuic, the mountainous park bracketing the southwestern edge of the city, located directly on the water. The national … Continue reading

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Field Studies in Urbanism: Parc Joan Miró

For Bob Harris’ field studies class, we were divided up into groups to examine major public spaces in Barcelona. My group chose to examine a large urban park called Parc Joan Miró. The park is dedicated to the famous artist/painter, … Continue reading

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