Hotel Restaurant La Placa
Travel Blogs from Garriguella
... choice of subjects to visit, but it was facinating none the less. Lines of Picasso drawings, prints and ceramics definately the highlight, but one subject matter interpreted by so many artists allowed for comparing and contrasting. A wander around the village before escaping from the rain into a bar for a small beer and plate of fromage before travelling home for the next wonderful ...
... let's go". "Oooooooo, no", as the metal gate shut in front of us. Thankfully, a door way was open. Henry, my knight in shining armour set off to rescue us. I sat and considered what the options might be, should no key be found. Police perhaps? My last experience of the Spanish police was when my wallet was stolen and two colleagues took me. One to drive and one to translate. This time we couldn't drive, and there was no one ...
... view, and bathed in it. Next step dinner in the best Italian restaurant in town! Yes, I know, in the gastronomic capital of Spain, and we head for Italian, but sometime compromise tastes the most delicious. Dark, as we left, next step the " Magic fountain"' or rather series of fountains that dance beautifully as they change colour. Built in 1929' they have been thrilling tourists ever since. ...
... around I feel taken care of. There is never a second that goes by that I am not. My trip is shear evidence of it.
Overall, my time here in Europe has been wonderful! The rhythm of life here is so different. Everyone goes topless to the main beaches, and skinny dips in the more deserted ones. It is simply lovely! And has given me a sense that I may want to live in Spain for a little while. So, we shall see what I see next!
... and rehydrating so I can keep on going.... Did I forget the beer and wine? Oh yes, and the afternoon naps!
Now so far this is all good if you like cycling but it gets even better because Bike Breaks is promoting a "Cycling Festival" culminating in a first ever "Gran Fondo" starting June 16 to June 21 and it just so happens that I will be here. Just lucky I guess.... I have offered my services as a volunteer for the festivities and I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking