Pinnacle of spiritual aspirations and battle ground of cultural identity: Montserrat is a story of religion, politics, war, arts and letters – the lifeblood of Catalunya. Long before powerful men felt entitled to own mountains, perhaps 5,000 years ago, hunters
Salsa, souvenirs, saints, statue artists, or escalope de seitan: La Rambla has them all at different times and locations. It also has theatres, museums, markets, and lots of places for changing your money – so you can keep pick-pockets supplied.
He lay in the road where an unseeing tram had knocked him down. He wasn’t looking where he was going, his mind intent elsewhere, this old tramp in carpet slippers shuffling towards the church. People stepped around him until a