Tag: Catalonia political crisis

  • A political crisis, a volcano and extreme drought

    A political crisis, a volcano and extreme drought

    It almost seems like we are looking for trouble. We starting our travel year in Barcelona during the run up to the Catalonia separatist vote, just after the terrorist attacks in August. 2017 was quite a year for the city. Once Madrid declared the vote to be illegal, federal police forces were deployed to the…