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An apartment block by Gaudi  
   

An apartment block by Gaudi

Freedom for Catalonia?

September 12th 2012
Dear Max and Dominic, The last two days have been very interesting in Barcelona. They started off in an ordinary sort of way and we visited a few different parts of the city where one of its most famous people from the past, a man called Gaudi, had made beautiful and strange buildings. He designed the new cathedral you saw in the last blog. His buildings look as if things from nature - such as ... read more
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Spanish Flag Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
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