Sunday, 25 March 2007

Early Crowd Control

Atlas de Barcelona

Older neighbours had sometimes hinted darkly of labyrinths of secret tunnels that riddle the mountain. Montjuïc is now best known for the '92 Olympics, but for centuries the castle of Montjuic, seat of the Military, was a symbol of repression.

The Catalans have always demonstrated that most healthy, if revolutionary, of desires to rule themselves. This has not been conducive to cordial relations with the central government in Madrid.

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