Hotel Resguard dels Vents
Travel Blogs from Ribes de Freser
... a swim in the pool here to relax and headed off for a meal out at Le Coin Fontaine near the town square. It was delicious- Salade Chèvre and a Mexican pizza with a carafe of rose. A great way to end a stay that started out with a big disappointment, but ended up being a really memorable time. Must always remember that the glass is half full. This has been a highlight of our trip, when at one point we were ready to go ...
... cooking after 5 weeks away.
Our last day in the gite coincided with my "big" birthday. The gite owner kindly prepared a delicious 5 course meal using local produce which began with a Cava apertif (shared with the owner)and then the rest of the meal was served for the two of us on our deck overlooking the Pyrenees. The wild boar and farmhouse rabbit were highlights. How lucky to be able to celebrate in such a beautiful part of the ...
Thursday 22nd May
We are heading to France today but first a trip to Cadeques and Portlligat where Dali lived for around 50 years. To look round his house required pre-booking but John asked on the off chance we may get in – not a chance.
Cadeques is a charming seaside village full of pretty whitewashed houses around a rocky bay. It has a statue of Dali and is where he met his wife and muse Gala in 1929. A ...
... it was set up to Spanish co-ordinates so we couldn’t really rely on it. John was all for just following the compass north east irrespective of whether there was a path but I resisted as the foliage was dense and not knowing the terrain I was convinced we would end up plunging down some steep ravine. Eventually, after finding the track were on was heading in the wrong direction for what must have been the fifth time, John wouldn’t take no for an answer and headed off ...
... it felt like being in a spa. We would have flown non-stop around the world. John and the girls bought a "natural" anti-jetlag drink for me and it seems to have worked quite well. But, the reality is that flying in the same direction of the sun is not as difficult for me as going against the sun.
I am quite sure I have written about the problems we are having with passports and visas. So, the first thing we do ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking