Travel Blogs from Vilanant
... first time, the wind blowing through the branches above, the dabbled sunlight on my face. Bliss. We familiarised ourselves with our warren of a home and basked in the sun. Oppressively hot on Sunday, the clouds rolled in, breaking in a spectacular fashion, late in the evening with thunder, lightning and torrential rain. By Monday afternoon, as the rain turned into drizzle we summons ...
... an angry customs man standing over it. This time, all I have to do is buy one and take it to our villa. How difficult could that be? We tried to find a supermarket on the outskirts of Girona. I do love the Sat nav, but twice it sent us to places that sold no food! Third time lucky, we pulled into a car park of a grocery store. So hot, we spied a covered bit of the car park and drove in. " Weird, just two cars ", " It's a bit ...
A break..as we had, in the heat of the day. Back to the hotel to freshen up and re group. A chance for more investigation and a cunning plan to be created.. Sometimes a trip is all about the journey, rather than the destination. And so it was... A navigation through the tube system, a trip on a funicular and finally onto a cable car to the top of Montjuic. There is a huge castle at the top, which we ...
Arriving to Roses proved to be a little bit more difficult than I had inticapted. I had left a little late from Madrid, and I wasn't dropped off at the best place. So, I didn't have too much luck getting a ride. But, there is always a reason for everything. Some Polish people offered me a bed to sleep at the gas station/truck stop. And one of the men cried on my shoulder for quite some time, and I consoled him the best I could. The next ...
... riding the Gran Fondo on Sat. which will be 125K.
Just to summarize the trip so far I have met old friends from last year and made some new ones. I am starting to learn some of the nuances of living in Girona and the day to day things you need to know. Shelly and I are already talking about returning next June so we can share the experience together again.
I would like to keep writing but it's cutting into my riding time so hasta ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool