Our First Week Working in Igualada

Our first day in Igualada. Manel shows us the view from the second story of his home. "It's incredible, no?"
Our first day in Igualada. Manel shows us the view from the second story of his home. “It’s incredible, no?”
The view of downtown Igualada  from just outside our room
The view of downtown Igualada from just outside our room
We help Marta and Carla make pizza in the kitchen.
We help Marta and Carla make pizza in the kitchen.
We began cutting the canes that grow along a ditch and around an old brick building.
We began cutting the canes that grow along a ditch and around an old brick building.
Taking a break before lunch
Taking a break before lunch
Marta's parents have lived here for more than 30 years.
Marta’s parents have lived here for more than 30 years.
We eat an amazing meal with the entire family.
We eat an amazing meal with the entire family.
Arnou pretends to be an old man,
Arnou pretends to be an old man,

Marta takes us to Montserrat.

Doc Martin ad caption here.
Doc Martin ad caption here.
Our destination.
Our destination.
Ruth (another Workawayer), Marta, and Jason.
Ruth (another Workawayer), Marta, and Jason.
Where we started.
Where we started.
Approaching the courtyard of Santa Maria de Montserrat.
Approaching the courtyard of Santa Maria de Montserrat.

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Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc
Past the courtyard...
Past the courtyard…
Inside the Benedictine Abbey the organs play a hymn.
Inside the Benedictine Abbey the organs play a hymn.
Santa Maria, the Black Virgin
Santa Maria, the Black Virgin
In Igualada, Carla says to rub the toe for good luck.
In Igualada, Carla says to rub the toe for good luck.
Where the workhorses would draw water from the well.
Where the workhorses would draw water from the well.
Tying bundles of cane.
Tying bundles of cane.
Burning canes
Burning canes
Our first week as Workawayers.
Our first week as Workawayers.
On our way to visit Barcelona for the weekend we found the CNT offices.
On our way to visit Barcelona for the weekend we found the CNT offices.

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