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The international junkie rages in three different languages, fluently. We hear her below our window. It is late September and I am in Barcelona with friends, staying in a house along the narrow streets of Barceloneta. It is a stone’s throw from the beach. Traditionally a poor area built for the local fisherman, back when shoreline property was deemed undesirable. Washing hangs off balconies like flags or bunting, front rooms spill onto the street, and a smell of rotting garbage mixed with the sea breeze pervades. But from a tourist’s perspective, it appears romantically dilapidated. Authentic Barcelona. From my balcony, I can see directly into four rooms…Lana Citron
A holiday weekend in Barcelona is the subject of our latest Podcast – we present “The International Junkie”, written and read by Lana Citron.
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