ALBA SUD

Logo ALBA SUD – albasud.org – is a Catalan association, specialized in Research and Communication for Development, and founded in Barcelona in 2002. The association also has presence and collaborators in several Latin American countries (currently in Nicaragua, El Salvador and Mexico), and presents itself as a platform of exchange and joint work between professionals …

Spain Links = Enlaces a España

Spain Flag What would locals like others know about Spain (España)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesSpanish village seeks Unesco world heritage status for outdoor chats – GuardianScenes from a Tourism Distaster: The Empty Spanish Resorts of Covid Summer @FeargusOSull‘For me, this is paradise’: life in the Spanish city that banned cars …

Hernán Cortés

Photo: Sergio Lubezky, Veracruz Casa In 2019  Planeta.com launched our spotlight on the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. HeadlinesThe forgotten colonizer – UniversalOn the trail – Economist QuotesI and my companions suffer from a disease of the heart that …

Madrid Links = Ligas a Madrid

Madrid Flag What would locals like others know about Madrid? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Natural WorldMadrid is located on the Manzanares River. Madrid has a number of city parks, including Parque del Buen Retiro located downtown and near the Prado Museum. Once outside Madrid, this park is now entirely surrounded by …

Coòpolis Barcelona

Photo: Ajuntament Barcelona (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Coòpolis Barcelona Key [email protected]_bcn The Coòpolis project – bcn.coop – is a joint commitment of the Veïnat, the initiatives of the social and solid economy and the public administration to develop a cooperative economy promotion team at the Can Batlló campus. The objective is to create an …

Barcelona Links

Barcelona Flag What would locals like others know about Barcelona? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlineshttp://www.totemtourism.com/this-weeks-news-and-views/barcelonas-new-mayor-to-curb-unsustainable-tourismhttp://thebreathingforest.com/guide-to-barcelonaThe Battle of Barcelona: Pissed Off Residents Vs Drunk, Naked Tourists – @SamShepEdwardshttp://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/an-architectural-tour-of-the-sagrada-familia/6361664Naked Italians Spark Protestshttp://www.citylab.com/housing/2015/02/16-maps-that-explain-barcelona/385117http://www.theatlanticcities.com/jobs-and-economy/2014/04/tourism-ruining-barcelona/8918http://www.transitionsabroad.com/listings/travel/travel_to_eat/cooking-schools-and-markets-in-barcelona-spain.shtmlVecinos de lugares turísticos narran cómo les afecta vivir rodeados de turistas en verano CineIndifest, el Festival de Cinema Indígena de Barcelonaindifest.org …

Galicia

Galicia Flag Galicia is an autonomous community in northwestern Spain along the Atlantic and Bay of Biscay. Santiago de CompostelaThe capital is Santiago de Compostela, destination for those following the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route. LanguageTwo languages are official and widely used today in Galicia: Galician and Spanish. Galician is a Romance language closely related …

Santiago de Compostela

Photo: Santiago Lopez-Pastor, Museo do Pobo Galego, Convento de Santo Domingo de Bonaval (Some rights reserved) Santiago de Compostela is a World Heritage City, pilgrimage destination, and cultural capital. Google Maps BackgroundCapital of Galicia, Santiago is also a center of institutional services. The city has a deep-rooted university tradition. Key Linkssantiagodecompostela.org – YouTubesantiagoturismo.com – @santiagoturismo …

1519 – 2019+

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …