Travel Blogs from Figueras
... I’m staying at is called Le Splendid, which hopefully will live up to its name.
Had dinner on the Cara Sol terrace – anchovies with peppers (similar to last night at Au Remp’Arts, but not quite as good), a beautiful piece of rib eye filet with pepper sauce, and Crème Catalan for dessert. Sooty wandered over and sat down next to me after I’d finished eating. They’d already cleared away my plate so the dear old thing was just after a pat, not looking for ...
... clothing?' And other ****!!!
Well, the platform that the new train was on was all the way to the opposite side... of course!!! So there I went again hauling all my bags down across and up again, plus isn't easy getting all the baggage on the train, either. Some of trains have 2 to 3 steps. Well, I finally got all my stuff on and off we went to my next stop.
... 8217; building which the councillors of yesterday commissioned to portray the town’s prosperity. The town got that way by exporting olives, olive oil and anchovies (still their pride) but over the difficult years instead became a hub for the wealthy eccentric holidayers fuelled on by Salvador Dali’s presence. This tone is sensed still today, with artists and creative’s the foundation of the Cadaques fabric.
Our first ...
We drove south to Perpignan today. It's a city in the Catalan region just above the Spanish border. Unfortunately, it was pouring, which made it not so fun to sight see. And unfortunately, we arrived right at noon, which is when all the shops close for 2 hours....and they were some very interesting unique shops I wanted to look in. Because Perpignan is in the Catalan region of France there's an interesting mix of French and Spanish cultures, plus they've created their own unique ...
... duty manager allows us to check in at this ridiculous hour and we are able to freshen up a little before dallying forth in search of breakfast and the Dali museum. The museum was designed by Dali so it is a full of twists and turns, surprising views up a flight of stairs or through an archway. Large installations fill a courtyard and smaller objects hang from ceilings. There are basic sketches and beautifully finished oils. For ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking