Decathlon-Pentathlon-Marathon

Barbastro no 16 , Salou, Costa Dorada, Catalonia, 43840, Spain and Canary Islands | 3 star condo
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Travel Blogs from Salou

A drive in Catalunya

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... the town centre and didn’t find much and eventually ended up on the main road. We tried one place that looked promising on the same side of the road as the town walls but we were chased out rather brusquely by a waiter who informed us that they were fully booked, which begged the question why where they displaying a menu del dia sign. Crossing the road and continuing in the direction of Valls for a little while we came across Casal Montblanqui, ...

KM 0 of Castellers

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... was a constant chatter around Placa del Blat, but the general rule is that there should be quiet as the tower is close to completion, both to allow the climbers in the upper levels the chance to focus and concentrate and also to ensure that the music can be heard by the participants.

The music is not just there to make a pretty noise. The tune that is played by a small group of grallers and taballers is "Toc de Castells". It's the same tune for all castells. Starting the ...

Reus castells and Valls diables

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... minutes later a Honey Buzzard went over, followed shortly by a Goshawk. There seemed to be some small raptor passage going on over Reus.

It didn't take us long to find our way to the main square in Reus and we looked around a few stalls and displays whilst waiting for the castellers to arrive. There were three colles appearing today, the local and improving Xiquets de Reus, the strong Xiquets de Tarragona and one of the newest ...

Aragon and an Assaig

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... either maps or guesswork and nearly every user of a satellite 'navigation' system seems to do so and also to lose the use of their brains for working out how to get unlost.

When everybody had made their introductions and had a beer or two we got taxis into town to ensure that we were at the local (headquarters) of Colla Joves Xiquets de Valls in time for the final pre-Santa Ursula assaig (practice). Cuss was in charge of polo shirts having ...

Dinner in Tarragona

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... than Catalan, but we'll see.

[some time later - I've been busy]

Upon arrival at Reus airport we went to pick up our rental car from Goldcar. I much prefer the full/full fuel option rather than the increasingly prevalent full/empty because the amount added for the fuel is usually well over (about 1/3) the market price and it is almost impossible to return a rental car on empty. Who wants to take the chance of running out 5 kms ...

Location

This 3 star condo, located on Barbastro no 16 , Salou, is near PortAventura Theme Park, House of Illusion, Paseo Maritimo, and Avenida Jaume I.
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