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European environment news

Both from the London Independent. Spain’s strawberries, water sources and the future of farming. Britain’s National Trust wants to buy piece of White Cliffs of Dover for preservation.

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San Fermin starts and bulls score some “points”

From France 24. The Running of the Bulls 2012 saw some injuries to a few goofballs. Check this link for the festival calendar. San Fermin runs through the 14th.

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Travel ideas – Samos, Gomera, Guernica and Geocaching in Italy

From Prague Post. A look at Samos, Greece. Some travel ideas from London Independent… – Geocaching in Italy; –  Gomera, the ‘forgotten’ Canary Island; – a look at Guernica/Gernika, the Picasso artwork and the Basque town today

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More art news – Louvre, Bilbao Guggenheim…

New electronic guides at the Louvre. From France 24. The Guggenheim in Bilbao. From Deutsche Welle.

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Travel news updates for April

If you’re a fan, as I am, of AMC’s The Killing on US TV, you might be interested to know that a Scandinavian bridge gets a part in The Bridge, a British show from the Danish team who created the … Continue reading

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Iberia Express has Iberia pilots upset

A new low-cost airline starts up in Spain.

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Think of Spain for your next festival destination

Spain’s festivals fill the entire year. Here are just a few to pique your travel interest. (London Independent)

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Pairing Spanish wines and cheeses

I recently found this great blogsite with an amazing look at Spanish cheeses and the best pairings with Spanish wines.

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A Short First Visit to Barcelona

  The best known area of Barcelona is the pedestrian promenade called La Rambla. It has one very narrow vehicle lane on either side of the boulevard, but these are off-limits to all private vehicles beginning around 8pm. At least … Continue reading

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