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    Barcelona Virtual Trip

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    trip to Barcelona, Spain. Since we are on a budget, my classmate Jackie Davis and I will travel to Barcelona together. We will leave Tallahassee, FL on March 1, 2017, with stops in Atlanta and New York and arrive in Barcelona, Spain the next morning of March 2nd. It will be spring when we arrive in Spain; therefore, the temperature will be around 60/70 degrees. We have packed light sweaters/jackets, jeans, long & short sleeve shirts and comfortable walking shoes. We have arranged for round-trip transportation to/from the airport. The time change in Spain is Central European Time (CET). The time difference from Tallahassee, FL to Barcelona, Spain will be six hours ahead. We choose Hotel Barcelona Universal…

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    Barcelona, Spain is considered the capital of Catalonia—a culturally autonomous region, notable for its desire to become a separate nation. The origins of this unique identity can best be understood through the Annales School assertion that earliest histories are formative of culture. The story of Giufré el Pílos (Wilfred the Hairy) is the most influential of early Catalonian histories, and presents the Catalonian values of bravery, social order, and national autonomy. The durability of this…

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    French American Regime

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    from as early as the 9th century where the landmass of Catalonia was known as the county of Barcelona. This landmass would later be taken in by the nation of Spain by the use of a marriage uniting the houses of Aragon (Spain) and Berenguer (Catalonia). Time would pass and Catalonia would stay under the rule of Spain for many years. Catalonia was able to keep its own customs and rules even when under Spanish rule. Catalonia had its own parliament, language, and even its own currency at some…

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    while Puigdemont, the Catalonia President, is portraying himself as the victim of a “villainous Madrid administration.” Rajoy’s “iron first” approach to the situation formulates similarities to the reign of Dictator Franco, which is alarming for many.The invoking of Article 155 is only bringing more chaos that is only fueling the “game of chicken between Mr. Puigdemont and Mr. Rajoy to a new level of political drama, sanctimoniousness and uncertainty.” Personally, I believe that Catalonia…

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    Paper On Barcelona

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    Barcelona is in Catalonia, which is in Spain and was founded in 230 BC. This was the capital of the region at that time. It became the capital during the 5th century. There is some historical significance in Barcelona, some of it including when it was founded and its original name. According to “History of Spain” some things about Barcelona was found including that “Barcelona was originally named Barcino, named after the Carthaginian ruler Hamilcar Barca (1).” It is located on the eastern side…

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    Olympics Economy Benefits

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    been able to fully capitalize on the opportunity the Olympic games bring. One of the few success stories is the 1992 games in Barcelona, which has experience long-term economical benefits since hosting the games. Despite the budget being exceeded, Olympic planners focused directly on what would benefit and improve the city for long-term, as well as the 17 day event. Before the games, Barcelona was previously seen as an industrial and isolated city, but with a coastal face-lift and added…

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    Gaudi Visual Description

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    Description Antoni Gaudí’s Casa Batlló was built between 1904 and 1906 on Passeig de Grácia in Barcelona, Spain. The first thing I noticed in this picture of the building is that the balconies and window frames have organic form. The balconies and window frames reminded me of bones and the overall picture reminded me of a cave-like place because of the tan, earth color of the building and the similarities it has to certain aspects of nature. The balconies made me think of skulls, with the ovals…

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    Barcelona Attacks

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    I do not agree with Ms. Taub’s opinion that these attacks will cause so much widespread fear that societies will divide. The attack in Barcelona used a van to drive into a crowd of people. There have also been some other attacks over the past two years involving people using vehicles to do harm to others. The thing is vehicles are a part of everyone’s lives. We all use them to get from one place to the next every single day. Vehicles are such a common occurrence in our lives that we don’t give a…

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    Gaudi Visual Description

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    Description Antoni Gaudí’s Casa Batlló was built between 1904 and 1906 on Passeig de Grácia in Barcelona, Spain. The first thing I noticed in this picture of the building is that the balconies and window frames have organic form. The balconies and window frames reminded me of bones and the overall picture reminded me of a cave-like place because of the tan, earth color of the building and the similarities it has to certain aspects of nature. The balconies made me think of skulls, with the ovals…

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    Barcelona Research Paper

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    Barcelona is a city which has to offer many interesting things by day. But the real life begins when the day says goodbye! Then, the city turns into a pulsating center of clubs, bars and restaurants! Are you ready to be involved? Are you ready to get to know the secrets? Then we are now going to introduce to you the 5 best party spots in Barcelona to dance, have fun and to just have the best time of your life! OPIUM MAR - the posh and classy nightclub at the sea front The first hot spot is one…

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