Beach holiday to Mallorca

Mallorca, the largest of the Balearic Islands, is located in the Mediterranean Sea, around 170 kilometers from Barcelona.

Exploring the Catalan Countries

The Catalan Countries are the territories where the Catalan language is spoken. It stretches from Valencia in Spain into the southern region of Pyrénées-Orientales in France. The area also encompasses the Balearic Islands and the Principality of Andorra. I visited…

A few visits to Spain

I made a few trips to Spain in 2007, one trip to Madrid and Toledo in august, and another trip to Barcelona in September. Madrid Madrid is a relatively young city, but is today, with over 3 million inhabitants, one…

Hiking in Montserrat

At the end of February 2002, I spent almost a full day at the Montserrat mountain not far from Barcelona.

Conference in Barcelona

I was in Barcelona a few days at the end of February, 2001. Barcelona is the capital and the most populous city of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain.