In the second half of our documentary on the history of anarchism in Barcelona, we trace the city’s past to the modern-day “okupa” movement that takes over abandoned buildings in Spain.
In our first attempt at a documentary, we travel to Barcelona to explore an overlooked part of the city’s history – back to the Spanish Civil War, when Barcelona was briefly run by anarchists.
Along they way, we take ourselves somewhat too seriously.
Vagabrothers Mark and Alex travel to Barcelona on September 11th, the national day of Catalonia, come along as they explore the roots of Catalan independence and speak to some of the 1.5 million people who attended this year’s Independence Day rally.
To finish off his 1500km round trip bicycle journey, Alex cycles back across the Spanish Pyrenees from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic.
In the second half of his journey, he returns to San Sebastian through the eastern Spanish provinces of Catalonia, Aragon, Navarra and the Basque Country.
Alex starts a 1500km bicycle adventure across the Pyrenees mountains from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean.
In the first half, he bikes through France from San Sebastian in the Spanish Basque Country to French Catalonia, sleeping outdoors along the way.