Hotel Catalonia Castellnou
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... as far as Montpellier in the north, and Lorca in the south. The 'Trenhotel' night train to Granada and the 'Estrella' night train to Madrid also call here. Note that it's best to buy train tickets a few days ahead during the high season to avoid getting stuck in one place. However, you always have the chance to take a stop-train, which is reasonable when coming from Barcelona, as it basically takes the same amount of time.
Tarragona is also close to the Camp de Tarragona ...
... ensure the quality of the cherries are suitable for each customer. They check the size of the cherries on each line, the weight of the punnets and check for any defects that the machine has missed such as splitting, bruising, holes or double cherries. They also check the seconds line to ensure it contains only minimal amounts of first and thirds. I learnt how to do all the technical and quality checks myself which was great as I was ...
It was ultra modern and the strangest part was this luxury room that had two twin beds!
We flew back through Paris (see the picture of the red and purple bathrooms in Charles de Gaulle airport!)and boarded our Delta flight for Detroit. Returned to Madison sans luggage but like I've always said, it's kind of nice to lose your luggage on the way home so someone else can schlep it to the house!
Luggage is home, iPad and Kindle on the ...
... the Ninky Nonk. I think Gaudi would have approved, as his buildings and lampposts would fit right in and would be a childrens delight. I think he must have loved children, as our guide told us later when we went to the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, that he built a small building as a school, on site for the children of the people who were working on the Basilicas construction. Our first destination was to the Park Guell. The park was originally commissioned by Gaudis ...
... and some fruit cups of fresh fruits. I shopped a bit, picking up some Spanish Chorizo...don't think I can get that through customs!!! We shall see once I get home.
I then took the metro to as close as I could get to Parc Guell, I got off at an exit that was close to the park... but still had to walk quite a ways there. But somehow I Got turned around and ended up going a longer route, oh well, so much for trying to take the shortest route!!! Plus, it ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services