Heading north from Barcelona Airport, I was greeted to the signs as seen above warning that there was going to be a “manifestation” or protest by the Southern French winemakers on the 23rd of May. This wouldn’t have been a problem except that I needed to go through where they were protesting on the 23rd given that le Boulou is the first toll gate after the French-Spanish border. Sure enough, a convoy of some 300 winemakers showed up at 7:30 and ran amok (photo to the left from La Depeche) […]

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