Labour Day, La Paz

Labour Day, La Paz

1st May 2014 If the past month is anything to go by, Bolivians love a parade. In La Paz we witnessed three parades in five days, in most cities we’ve heard confetti canons and mini fireworks going off every other day, we stumbled upon a parade of schoolkids in Torotoro, a…

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Easter Parade, Cusco

Easter Parade, Cusco

20th April 2014 After our four day Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu, we spent a few more days in the beautiful city of Cusco simply relaxing and making the most of the ridiculously cheap massages. It was Easter weekend, and there were parades and celebrations every day, particularly at…

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Las Ramblas Artists, Barcelona

Las Ramblas Artists, Barcelona

Among my favourite sites in Barcelona were the street artists along La Rambla and in the surrounding network of streets; everything from human statues to musicians. I found the painters and caricature artists especially good for people watching – both the artists and their models made interesting subjects! Here’s a…

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Glòries Flea Market, Barcelona

Glòries Flea Market, Barcelona

Last month, I was lucky enough to head to Barcelona for a two night stay (which I won thanks to an awesome blogging competition). While there, I headed to the Els Encants open-air flea market at the Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes (Glòries), and fell in love with the maze-like junkyard of…

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La Boqueria in Barcelona

La Boqueria in Barcelona

On our third day in Barcelona, we ventured into the famous Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, usually known as La Boqueria, along La Rambla. This ancient marketplace, dating back to 1217, is one of the city’s most popular tourist destinations, and it’s easy to see why! We had a fantastic…

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Canal Boat Ride in Empuriabrava, Spain

Canal Boat Ride in Empuriabrava, Spain

Empuriabrava in Spain is one of the world’s largest marinas, and is made up of a huge network of canals. While I was there, we were able to rent a boat and head for a little canal cruise to check out the stunning houses overlooking the waterways. The boat we…

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