Hotel Gran Duque
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Well I think I will let the pictures from today tell the story. We left Valencia, making our way towards Barcelona and stopped for a couple of hours at the pretty seaside holiday town of Peniscola, complete with it's castle. We walked to the top where we enjoyed the views of the sea and town. Then had a lovely stroll back down the hill looking at ...
... we were to visit the town, the hairdresser mentioned a good patisserie and that was our first port of call for coffee and cake after parking up. Then we set off to explore the narrow, cobbled streets of the old town, built on a sandstone hill, giving fine views across the surrounding countryside. Midway up the street between buildings you come across a massive sandstone boulder precariously perched at an alarming angle. At the very top are ruins of the old castle and ...
... availability so as planned on the way down we took a decision to look to see if the pitch we occupied last time was vacant. It was but since the one directly opposite was slightly flatter we went for that. It proved a good choice as from the kitchen window I can see the sea beyond the hedges and villa roofs. Once pitched, we started to relax, made a meal, showered and got into bed to read, but it was not long before my eyes got heavy and turned off the light. Come 6am ...
... left over bread, cooking for 1 is no joy but in this heat and doing little or no work one does not need the big dinners.
The bread shops will be open in the morning for breakfast ingredients.
Went up to town square after dinner and took a few photographs, my observation again is I've seen several lovely churches they are never open. Anyway here are the photos, I feel like ...
Last night's rain finally stopped at 10:30 and today is sunny but with a strong onshore breeze.
Walked and cycled the entire town as today was market day so I always like the hustle and bustle. The street traders are on all the side streets surrounding the municipal market.
I sorted my lunch and dinner ingredients with a bit of pointed and ...