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... the instructions were 'pitch where you want' so we checked the compass and pitched facing South in reach of an electric hook up amongst what are clearly transitees either heading home or away. As I make this entry there are units moving off on their travels.
This morning is a walk into the local village with the dogs and a bit of downtime this afternoon catching some sun. This is the last of our short stays, Bonterra Park tomorrow is ...
... small rooms where Dali lived and worked. All a bit pressured and not really worth the time invested. But the pool, the gardens & olive terraces with views out over the sea will linger in the memory...it is the savage beauty & remoteness of this area that must have been the anchor that tied SD to this place all his adult life, despite the jet setting.
... one on this road - Travel time was about 3 hours - Well worth it!! Great village set on a small harbour with numerous inlets and grottoes close by. when we drove in there was a HUGE car park and after circumnavigating the village via one way streets , that's where we ended up! Packed overnight bags as we had seen signs to our accommodation, but there is no parking in the town and most accommodations you reach by foot! When we reached Hostel Vehi ...
... We suspect he had been forgetting to collect payment for the drinks....hilarious!
Elsewhere in town, a well-at-least-they're-trying Catalan choir was pumping out jolly ditties to an admiring audience. The pride and independence of the Catalans is plain everywhere and there was a huge turnout in Barcelona on 'Dia' - national day of Catalonia - to make it quite clear what they want. ...
... clubs, etc.
Due to the the size of Barcelona, and our reluctance to drive there, we caught a TGV fast train instead. It was a very quick and smooth journey, travelling at 200 kms/hour. We spent a long and pleasant day looking at the interesting architecture, exploring the laneways and quirky boutiques, (particularly fashion, jewelry and perfume) rambling along La Rambla watching street performers, lunching on paella ...