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Posts from the ‘Spain’ Category

  • February 27, 2015
    Zipline takes you from one country to another and one hour back in time

    Sanlucar de Guadiana, in Spain and Alcoutim, in Portugal reside across from the river Rio Guadiana. And the countries are one hour apart in timezone, which means that Spain in one hour ahead of Portugal. Limite Zero, a new zipline connects Sanlucar de Guadiana to Alcoutim. A privately funded passion project of Englishman David Jarman, […]

  • September 26, 2013
    Sagrada Familia to look like this when completed in 2026

    Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí’s masterpiece, Sagrada Familia, began in 1882 and he was killed by a train in 1926. But after eighty six years, the Barcelona basilica is still under construction with none architects working on this never-ending project. But according to Jordi Faulí, the current architect on the magnificent life-sized sand castle, it’ll be […]

  • August 1, 2013
    Amazing Madrid travel with a limited budget

    As a teacher and traveler in Spain I’ve had the opportunity to explore almost every nook and cranny of this beautiful country, but none holds such a special place in my heart as Madrid. Madrid is the capital city and cultural and economic center of Spain. This vibrant metropolis is home to some of the […]

  • June 8, 2011
    Live public transit updates from Google Maps

    Living in Los Angeles, we don’t really care about the public transport system, but commuters in Boston, Portland (OR), San Diego, San Francisco, Madrid (Spain) and Turin (Italy) are in luck, because starting now, Google Maps for mobile and desktop can tell you when your ride is actually going to arrive with new live transit […]

  • April 12, 2011
    A guide to gay Madrid

    Madrid has always been one of Europe’s most gay-friendly cities. The city’s gay community is credited with reinvigorating the once down-at-heel inner-city barrio of Chueca, where Madrid didn’t just come out of the closet, it ripped the doors off in the process. Today the barrio is one of Madrid’s most vibrant and it’s very much […]

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