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Barcelona rebels against tourist invasion | World news | The Observer

Graffiti depicting graffiti removal by Banksy....

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He, or she, is a Catalan cross between Banksy and an anti-tourism league. At night the mystery graffiti protester roams the streets of Barcelona‘s old quarter leaving behind markings on the streets that divide them into separate lanes for the tourists and the “normal” Barcelonans.

Every day the city hall sends out workmen to paint over the markings, afraid that someone is trying to push away the tourists who bring in welcome wealth but increasingly make native Barcelonans feel jostled off their own streets.

via Barcelona rebels against tourist invasion | World news | The Observer.

Strange Random Tourism Quote:

If it’s tourist season, why can’t we kill them? – Unknown Source

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