Hotel Cesar Augustus
Travel Blogs from Cambrils
... in Tarragona live. Next we took a quick break for lunch where Jordan and I nommed on some yummy gazpacho. We then hopped back on our bus and went to the Monasteri De Santes Creus which was about 30 minutes from Tarragona. This is an ancient monastery which is no longer active but is nonetheless gorgeous. Our tour guide explained the monk life style (no talking or eating meat which I totally could not live with) and it was really fascinating. After the monastery we headed back to ...
... so I could actually move for the rest of the day, and reading my book on a deck chair, cooling myself in the pool.
Pure bliss for all of us.
You will see from the photos, 6 pools with slides and lifeguards with whistles that they loved blowing, especially at the O'Hara girls. Grace was on a last warning from her favourite lifeguard for sliding down head first, or sideways, and our ball throwing also allowed us to hear how clever they were ...
... street for a beer and a burger in Viena's (slightly different from the Paisley version!). Back to the room for a shower and prep for the morning, watched the end of a Chuck Norris film and after losing a couple of pounds in sweat noticed the fan in the corner!! It's midnight and still 29 degrees outside, nice! Time for a sleep, riding to Barca in the morning ...
in Tarragona is market day! “Tom” directed us to “a car park
in the city centre” and, yes you guessed, it was the one under the
big, big market on “Las Ramblas”. We got past it though and
Tarragona really does have it all. Las Ramblas is a lovely avenue.
There's a Roman amphitheatre on the sea front, there's a lovely
(Roman and onwards) old town, a nice sandy beach. Oh, and ...
popped in to Cambrils for our overnight stop as a means of “doing”
Tarragona, a little way North. We weren't here very long but it was
nice enough. The boss of our campsite took pity on me and let me use
his car wash to get 4000 kilometres of dirt off my motor for no
charge and we had a walk into town ...