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Monthly Archives: June 2007

The French Riviera

When I was growing up, cable TV had just made its entry to Indian television. Star TV was a revolution and most of us were hooked on to it. One of the soap operas at the time was based in the French Riviera. I had heard about the lovely Mediterranean coast before, but it was […]

A day of sport

The Formula One Qualifying The day after we landed in Nice, we headed to Monaco to check if we could get tickets for qualifying and the race. The only tickets available were 70 Euros for qualifying and 700 Euros for the race. We decided to be an order of magnitude cheaper and took the qualifying tickets. […]

corrida de toros

Spanish Bullfight. Strolling around the streets of Barcelona, we chanced upon a building that looked like a stadium. Curious, we circled around to the entrance and discovered that it was a bull ring! There was a series of six fights scheduled at 6.30 pm. I looked at my watch – 6.18 pm. The cheapest tickets were 25 E. Rohit […]

4 días en Barcelona

There are times when you meet people and know in a few minutes that you click with them. And then there are times when you step into a city and it charms you. Barcelona did just that to me. A coastal spot in the Catalunya region of Spain, this city is the most un-Spanish like […]