Hotel Tarraco Park
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... grallers and drums and a lot of applause. First to arrive were Salats de Suria and then from the other side of the arena Nois de la Totte, from Torredembarra, home of the first day of the Concurs made their entrance.
The full list of colles is here:
- Xicots de Vilafranca
- Marrecs de Salt
- Castellers de Sant Cugat
- Xics de Granollers
- Sagals d'Osona
- Moixiganguers d'Igualada
- Castellers del Poble ...
... we were able to fill them in on a bit of the history behind tonight's spectacular.
The crowd got bigger and bigger and not long before the scheduled start La Cucafera appeared at the top of the steps to a huge cheer from the assembled spectators. Everybody who had been seated stood up, of course which is always a welcome relief after an hour or more sitting on the time-worn sandstone (I think) of those cathedral steps (in fact when I think about it ...
... of the approach to a port to get where we wanted to be.
Our first choice, Taverna del Mar, was not serving food until 7 p.m. which was a shame but we had noted a €12 Menu del Dia at a restaurant a couple of doors down, so we found a table there. The dishes sounded good so we ordered drinks and our starters and mains. Some time after the drinks arrived, James noticed that the price of the Menu had increased from €12 to €18. This is ...
... for their dancing, whilst the people who have been carrying them around town for over an hour get the chance to recover a little. The atmosphere is relaxed as tourists (not many) and locals get close up photos of the giants and youngsters use them as a slalom course or try to peep under their skirts to see what's there, generally tolerated by the grown ups. And then the band starts up with the first few stirring bars of Amparito Roca, the locals start to clap in time and as one, ...
... later in the week and made our way past the Circ Roma to the old city. On the way we passed a superb mural of some jelly baby like characters scaling the side of a tall building which made us laugh.
According to the excellent Santa Tecla 2011 programme, yesterday had been La Diada Castellera and today was La Santa Tecla Petita. so we had a choice of either heading for Rambla Nova and queueing for the 'gelat de les festes' or making for Placa de la Forum for the Ball ...