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BUNOL, SPAIN - AUGUST 30: Revellers enjoy the atmosphere in tomato pulp while participating the annual Tomatina festival on August 30, 2017 in Bunol, Spain. An estimated 22,000 people threw 150 tons of ripe tomatoes in the world's biggest tomato fight held annually in this Spanish Mediterranean town. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

Brace Yourself For Some Seriously Messy Photos Of Spain's La Tomatina Festival

Things got seriously messy at Spain's annual La Tomatina festival on Wednesday ― just as organizers hoped. Some 22,000 people pelted around 150 tons of ripe tomatoes at each other during the epic food...
People gather to leave candles, flowers, messages, stuffed toys and many differents objects for the victims on August 18, 2017 at the spot where yesterday a van ploughed into the crowd, killing 13 persons and injuring over 100 on the Rambla boulevard in Barcelona.Drivers have ploughed on August 17, 2017 into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks in Barcelona and another popular Spanish seaside city, leaving 13 people dead and injuring more than 100 others. In the first incident, which was claimed by the Islamic State group, a white van sped into a street packed full of tourists in central Barcelona on Thursday afternoon, knocking people out of the way and killing 13 in a scene of chaos and horror. Some eight hours later in Cambrils, a city 120 kilometres south of Barcelona, an Audi A3 car rammed into pedestrians, injuring six civilians -- one of them critical -- and a police officer, authorities said. / AFP PHOTO / Josep LAGO (Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos Show The World Mourning In Solidarity With Spain

People around the world are paying their respects after deadly attacks left 14 people dead and more than 100 wounded in Barcelona and the resort town of Cambrils in Spain. Hours after the attacks on T...
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We Are All Ambassadors For Our Country: Impressions From Barcelona

We went to Barcelona in mid-December and spent three days there. The first SMS that I received when I landed in the city was "Beware of mobile phone thieves in Spain". Needless to say, this did not give a good impression of Spain. Most of the friends I had spoken to also didn't speak highly of the safety in the country. With this perception in my mind, I went about my trip with my family...

Going Gaga Over Gaudí in Barcelona

Barcelona, the second largest city in Spain after Madrid and the capital of Catalonia province, is a clear favourite of the tourists. Football, fun and food lure people here. But there is an artistic facet to this ancient city. One man in particular has left his legacy behind in avant-garde monuments, in colourful tiles, in curved walls and roofs, in twisted columns and spiral chimneys, in a distinctive architectural style that stands for Antoni Gaudí.