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Barcelona 1958. Plaça Reial

May 1st, 2012

Civil War tours in Rough Guide to Barcelona

February 28th, 2012

I’m very pleased to see my tours have made into the latest The Rough Guide to Barcelona which they kindly describe as “engrossing”. If you happen to come across it, a couple of quibbles: I am not a “Civil War enthusiast” – I don’t going aroung dressed like a **** in a 1936 militia cap, blue overalls and a fake rifle. (maybe I should). Also food isn’t included in all-day tour price. But apart from that delighted as i’ve already had a few bookings!

Bakunin barracks, Barcelona

December 1st, 2011

Armoured vehicles getting ready to leave for the front, Bakunin barracks Barcelona, 1936, I think. The barracks had been stormed on July 19th by the CNT. The Cuartel del Bruc has been back in Spanish military hands since 26 January 1939.