Travel Blogs from Camprodon
... and rehydrating so I can keep on going.... Did I forget the beer and wine? Oh yes, and the afternoon naps!
Now so far this is all good if you like cycling but it gets even better because Bike Breaks is promoting a "Cycling Festival" culminating in a first ever "Gran Fondo" starting June 16 to June 21 and it just so happens that I will be here. Just lucky I guess.... I have offered my services as a volunteer for the festivities and I ...
... like the columns you see were retrieved and used in the restoration.
The crypt is the original granite pillars which needed stonework pillars to support the upper floor.
Now, since 1988 nuns from the order the Community of the Beatitudes live here.
The walk down the mountain was a breeze and we waited and caught the bus back to Vernet Les Bains- a trip of only five minutes downhill!
... settled on the baked apple ice-cream.
As Video Girl and Battery Boy walked from Rocamolesc, the exhausted shop assistant pulled the steel grille down across the front of the shop. Video Girl spun around as the metal grille hit the footpath and asked, "Why are you closing, it is still early?" "No mas de helados.", she murmured.
Video Girl and Battery Boy finished the day by walking to the northern boundary of the old town and scaling ...
Battery Boy's excitement quickly turned to devastation, his body sapped of all strength, he slumped to his knees in a pathetic pile before the door of the museum. He then mustered enough energy to scream, "Damn you Salvadore Dali, you call yourself a surrealist but you are being controlled by visiting hours, time, an abstract concept diluted through human perception, damn you I say!"
The door opened slightly and the same guard stuck ...
... the season and luckily we timed it perfectly with roadside stalls selling delicious cherries for 4 Euros per kg.
We spent several days driving over the mountains to the French and Spanish coasts. Collioure, on the coast near the Spanish border, reputedly produces the best anchovies in the world. We sampled the boquerones (white ones in vinegar) and the salted variety. Both were fabulous.
There was a huge area of well ...