11:15 AM -- BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2011 -- The arrival of another huge wireless show in Barcelona had some wizened attendees thinking only of survival. But, for Light Reading TV Production Director Heather Stanic and I, both MWC newbies, it had us breaking out the guidebooks, brushing up on our Spanglish and plotting ways to see as much of the city as we could in our time there.
We were also really excited to cover Mobile World Congress too, of course...
Click on the slide show below to see what happens when you give two first-timers some Euros, a Metro pass and the weekend off.
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