Almonsa Playa

Montblanc 4-6, Salou, Costa Dorada, Catalonia, 43840, Spain and Canary Islands | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Salou

A drive in Catalunya

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... in one corner of the square which had been closed the last time we were here, which was a shame because it had been full of nans but this time we spotted people going in and out so I went to investigate. There were no nans here today but the Montblanc gegants were on display in the foyer so we went inside for photographs.

It was lunchtime by now and we checked the restaurants around Placa Major for menus del dia but there was nothing obvious. We had a ...

KM 0 of Castellers

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... pair of those were more of a creamy colour.

With that, I was ready to make my first real appearance as a casteller so we walked back to the colla saying good morning to the many castellers from both teams who were about in town and visiting the Fira Castells.

It's probably worth mentioning at this point that there is a rivalry between the two big casteller groups in Valls. Valls is where it all began. Kilometre Zero of the world of castellers.

The ...

Reus castells and Valls diables

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... and a 5 of 8 - all difficult structures that only the best colles can build.

There was a good crowd to see them and they weren't disappointed because all three teams were in a mood to show what they can do and Reus were ready to repeat their best performance. As we were now quite late in the season everybody seemed to be on top form and as ever it was great to see the way that the two big teams were on hand to help the Xics ...

Aragon and an Assaig

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... and best of all a Golden Eagle to the birds that we'd seen from the car.

El Portal restuarant in Alcolea de la Cinca was again out lunch time stop although we arrived after they had finished serving their lunchtime menu del diada. Nevertheless the chef took pity on us and most of the menu items were available so yet again we had a tasty and satisfying meal.

Back at the Hotel Valls we met up with Cuss, Brad, Ash and Jav in the ...

Roman around Tarragona

A travel blog entry by nomadjanel

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It was so humid and hot it was with some joy we left Barcelona behind & boarded the train away from the city. Once we arrived the forecast rain had stopped and it was cool and clear. Although not as cool as I hoped. The main part of town is up a steep hill & I found myself pitying the poor Roman servants ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Montblanc 4-6, Salou, is near PortAventura Theme Park, House of Illusion, Paseo Maritimo, and Avenida Jaume I.
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