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What to See Along the GR1 in the Girona Province

Here's the third and last instalment about our hiking adventure along the GR1 in the Girona province! The beauty of this long-distance hike is not in the landscape and ecosystems it crosses, but also in the bea...
catalan pyrenees views

Wild in the Catalan Pyrenees

There’s a lot more to Catalunya than Barcelona, Girona and Costa Brava. Think rushing rivers, pristine mountain lakes and villages with legends around every other corner – travel to the Catalan Pyrenees, and yo...
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Zoo del Pirineu: a Photostory

A photostory of our visit to Zoo del Pirineu as part of out post-TBEX blog trip around the Pyrenees of Catalunya. Don't let the word 'zoo' fool you into images of animal cruelty and tiny cages - this is a labou...
lloret costa brava landscape

Lloret de Mar: More Than Just Beaches

When we heard that TBEX 2015 was to be held in Lloret de Mar in Costa Brava, we were underwhelmed. We imagined a holiday town full of concrete and crowded beaches. Guess what? We loved Lloret. It has a lot more...