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Nothing special scene from the street in Barcelona. But look a bit carefully. Have you ever seen the big street lamp and the fountain below? I found it an original idea.

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In black and white it looks nice too

Josep explained me that it is famous fountain.
The fountain is one of the symbols of Barcelona, a meeting place for locals and visitors alike where people also flock to celebrate the victories of the Catalan team, Futbol Club Barcelona, Barça. The Canaletes Fountain has become one of Barcelona's most visited landmarks. It also conceals a history that is closely associated with the old town's water supply.

The popular name Canaletes has direct associations with the sporting victories of the local team, Fútbol Club Barcelona. The followers of Barça have gathered here since the early 20th century. As long ago as the 1930s Barça fans, known as "culers", flocked to La Rambla to find out their team's scores. These would be written on a blackboard right in front of the offices of the newspaper La Rambla, which stood on this spot. Legend says that anyone who drinks from the fountain will fall in love with Barcelona and return to the city time and time again.
The dog will return, but I didn't know the legend ...

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Additional Photos by Malgorzata Kopczynska (emka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8996 W: 135 N: 22691] (113565)
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