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... These are generously funded by the local commune and are very well attended. Last night there was a small group singing in those lovely old French songs that tell a story, with a very repetitive melody....but most of the crowd seemed to know all the words off by heart, and tapped along with big smiles on their faces. We mused that this is a particularly French phenomenon.
... m and 5 a.m. Aussie Steve reported there were ten trucks and that he even saw a machine washing the dustbins out. (There may be some exaggeration here).
Every night there is to be an award of a cap and I won it on the first night due to my stoic suffering as my luggage was left behind at the hotel in Empuries and I had to miss aperitifs.
One of the endearingly infuriating habits of my husband (hello dear!) is that we never stay in a hotel without moving rooms once. Or twice. The first room is too noisy ( despite having pre-requested the quietest room at the back) or perhaps it is too light or too near the lift. Room 306 in the Grand Marina Hotel seemed huge and delightful. The very, very faint smell of smoke would, I thought, disappear. At 2.30 a.m ...
Alan and I are now down in Collioure, in the far South of France, just a hop skip and a jump from the Spanish border. This is in fact French Catalonia, so great accents to adjust to ....if they indeed speak French rather than Catalan. Let's hope these wonderful regional differences can survive.
... non-existent. There is a small breeze. We can see Cadaques and surrounding villages from this path. The lighthouse is a working lighthouse today but unmanned.
We could see a beach down from the path but it looked pretty rocky so we didn't go down. But there were at least 3 women that were naked swimming in the bay...Dar reported that to me...I thanked him for that.
It was a nice hike, almost 3 hours...the pool ...