Travel Blogs from Salou
... of all things cheerleading related, I loved walking around the museum and looking at all of the pictures of these stunts but that is all I thought the tour entailed. Little did I know that we were then asked to build a tower of our own. Jordan and Megan (two of my roommates who were in my group for the trip) decided to inform the head Castell that I used to be a cheerleader so I was asked to be on the top of the tower. Don't worry I included pictures of it! Hope everything is good at ...
With Segovia disappearing in our rear vision mirror and the kids jumping out of their skins at the thought of 6 pools with slides and entertainment galore, we headed across Spain towards the north east coast, 1 hour south of Barcelona.
The trip takes 7 hours, but the roads are great and the countryside changes from long dry brown plains, to fertile red earth growing varied crops, to mountains that we cross a few times.
Small villages seem ...
Well, this is all a lot easier than the last time I did this kind of thing 7 years ago thanks to a satnav on my iPhone and EU data roaming for a fiver a day from 3! Everything gone pretty smoothly so far, bike boxed up last night, got a final few bits and bobs today and said goodbye to Ellie, got a lift to the station from Martin with my box and my pannier ...
in Tarragona is market day! “Tom” directed us to “a car park
in the city centre” and, yes you guessed, it was the one under the
big, big market on “Las Ramblas”. We got past it though and
Tarragona really does have it all. Las Ramblas is a lovely avenue.
There's a Roman amphitheatre on the sea front, there's a lovely
(Roman and onwards) old town, a nice sandy beach. Oh, and ...
popped in to Cambrils for our overnight stop as a means of “doing”
Tarragona, a little way North. We weren't here very long but it was
nice enough. The boss of our campsite took pity on me and let me use
his car wash to get 4000 kilometres of dirt off my motor for no
charge and we had a walk into town ...