Travel Blogs from Tarragona
....the night continued and check in took a little while longer then need be as there was only one lady...it was a discount airline. We made our way through security were Chloe got a pat down then boarded our plane. Only an hour or so of sleep again if we were lucky and we got off the plane at 4:00am. Straight to maccas for breaky then to pick up our bags. We waiting at ...
... but probably reducing the accident rate. The food was as good as we remembered though, in their inexpensive menu del dia, with Julie's sea-food platter being the most impressive.
Suitably fortified we returned to the city centre, grateful as usual for the escalators that carried us past the steepest section. We paused to admire the set-up for the cake of the arm of Santa Tecla (yes you did read that right - Google it, perhaps) and walked up ...
... our way to the site which again was free of entry charges because of the festival.
Not much had changed since our last visit but the sun-warmed stones and the blue skies encouraged us to take more pictures. We noticed a warbler in some of the bushes that we couldn't immediately identify and which has caused some debate amongst some identification experts on the Birdforum website. At the time of writing the precise species was still undetermined ...
... around the town and as darkness fell, they were starting to arrive back in the square, making their way to the area in front of the Ayuntament. The programme lists the following participants:
els gegantons Negritos,
els Gegants Moros, els Gegants
Vells de la ciutat o del Cós del
Bou, nano el Caleto del Cós del
Bou, Gegants Vells i Nous i Nanos
del c. de la Merceria, Gegants
Vells i Nous i Nanos de Torreforta,
Gegants, Nanos i Bruixa ...
... br> There are very few obvious ways down to the beach from Tarragona because of the location of the railway line. There seem to be a few footbridges or underpasses missing, so we had to walk well past the station to find our way by a slightly circuitous route back to the centre. A small park on the way holds an unusual gold-painted sculpture and some nice trees.
We'd hoped to have a look inside the Casa de la Festa but it was closed to visitors so we earmarked it for a ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking