Hotel la Villa
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... and most of the booths had been done. There was one left that was still on the hit list – Bodegas Cueva. This is the only natural wine producer in the region. Having had interesting natural wines (and some terrible ones!) in the past it would be interesting to see what they could do here.
1. Sparkling Tardana 2013 10%
So at last I had found a producer with Tardana – all be it a ...
... and up past the bull ring and the station and through the empty picturesque old town alleyways back to the hotel. I settled in the foyer for a chain espresso session and started writing up my blog. I saw Ken, who had provided the great tasting the previous evening who seemed to be staying in our hotel too which was nice. T & S came down around 10am and we were off for day 2.
A wander down the main street ...
... process on many occasions. Love the way the machine asks you "have you put the label on your bag?" and then ”are you sure?”.
Met with T and S in Pret for a quick Cappuccino and a breakfast roll and then down to the gate for a very straight forwards flight to Valencia.
T & S will shortly be the proud owner of a flat in Valencia so know the town well and supplied me with a rechargeable ticket for the metro. ...
... Usain Bolt" at the ONE black guy who was attempting to climb the pole. Pete tried to get a "Mild racism" chant going but this suprisingly didn't get going. Spain - cultural capital of the world, where people of race are resigned to selling pink hats out of a suitcase.
No one got to the ham so everyone just shook the pole until it fell off. Take that hundreds of years of tradition.
At 11am the cannon was fired in the distance marking the beginning. I had made ...
... of Montserrat was consecrated. In the late 18th century, almost the entire sanctuary was destroyed during Napoleon's invasion. But due to the widespread devotion to the shrine, it was soon restored. In 1881, Montserrat's Black Madonna was proclaimed patron saint of Catalonia by Pope Leo XIII.
Ok that's the history of Montserrat. We saw the statue by entering the ...