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Barcelona Geography Field Trip 2013 The aim of the trip is to conduct field work in a variety of different locations and provide students with examples.

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1 Barcelona Geography Field Trip 2013 The aim of the trip is to conduct field work in a variety of different locations and provide students with examples of changing cities, economic activity, flooding and coastal management.

2 Monday 7 th October Meet at the airport Leave Jersey 0855 to London Gatwick BA2710 Leave Gatwick Arrive Barcelona Airport Terminal Transfer to Hotel Celimar Centre - Sitges Tuesday – Friday Field studies in a variety of different locations around the area Saturday 12th October Shopping in Barcelona before transfer to Barcelona airport Leave Barcelona at 1455 Arrive London Gatwick Terminal N Leave Gatwick 1940 Arrive Jersey 2035 Itinerary

3 Accommodation Meals Breakfast in the hotel Packed Lunch Evening Meals in local restaurant

4 Field Work

5 What will the weather be like?

6 Kit List Check List Passport and photocopy; passports should be left with other valuables in the hotel safe. The passport photocopy should be carried at all times. Changes of clothing, including smart dress for urban fieldwork. Trousers and/or jeans for leg protection at fieldwork sites. Long sleeve clothing helps to prevent mosquito bites. Old clothing is essential for the rivers day and coasts work. Wet weather clothing. Strong shoes or boots– these can be thick soled trainers but not just ‘pumps’. Sun cream, hat, sunglasses, water bottle. Mosquito repellent. Plug adaptor for U.K. appliances such as a hair dryer. Fieldwork notebook. Pens, pencils, ruler, protractor, compass, calculator, rubber, pencil sharpener. Pencil sharpeners and compasses should not be carried in hand luggage. Camera and film. Money for incidental purchases. Essential prescribed medicines if appropriate. Flip flops for use around the hotel Rucksack/shoulder bag for carrying around equipment and packed lunch during the day

7 Valuables (best not to bring any!) – Barcelona is renowned for its pick pockets so a money belt which you can hide under your clothes would be a good idea. Mobile phones - Jersey pay as you go are very expensive roaming. If you must bring one it is your responsibility and must be off when working. Camera – a digital camera is useful for the course work, but not essential – we will be sharing all our pictures at the end. I pods etc – make sure they are named and realize that they are your responsibility.

8 Put everything in one bag which you can carry yourself – there will be no porters to carry your bags off coaches etc!! 20kg max and have a small bag for the flight

9 Safety Issues We will be working in potentially risky environments both in the City, coastal and river sites. Therefore it is essential that all students listen to and act upon instructions, keep to deadlines and behave in an acceptable manner. If students are found to be putting others in danger or are caught drinking or smoking they may be asked to return home which will be at the cost of parents.

10 Thanks for coming Any Questions?

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