Jaime I Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- TV Channel One Russia
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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Today we were hitting the road to Barcelona for the day, we got up reasonably early, got packed up and hit the road stopping for our final on site bakery breakfast on our way out... The journey to Barcelona took just under 2 hours so nothing too painful and traffic was fine, we directed the sat nav straight to the Nou Camp as we wanted to get tickets sorted for the match tonight first and then spend the day exploring before the match kicked off at 10pm. On arrival ...
... inside the tiny glass-enclosed dining room. There were maybe 10 tables, and aside from one other couple, we saw no other patrons, and we left well after 11:00pm. Our waitress, who spoke only Catalan and Portuguese, brought us pre-printed prix fixe menus, as they were only offered the single multi-course meal. This, too, deflated our expectations. The menu was in Catalan only, which left us trying to figure out what we'd be eating. The wine list came, and upon ...
... vermouth, other than it is used in a martini...which I hate. What they gave us was an herbed liquor, dark in color, and served chilled. It was outstanding. I wanted to buy some, but what they had was literally just made for their own consumption. I did, however, locate a bottle of similar brew the next day, which I brought home and look forward to sampling. The brothers would not allow us to purchase any wine, and instead presenting us with six ...
... might have been able to turn around, but as it was, there were several cars there. My only choice seemed to be to back all the way back down the hill and park in the church square. Still not knowing what the stairs I hit looked like, or even where they were, I did not relish that idea in the least.
Sitting at one of several outdoor tables, on a patio across for the hotel, was a small group of who we later learned were fellow hotel guests, ...
... since we have been assigning characters. The Sat Nav is Dougal, as he gets grumpy when we go a different way to what he has shown us and sometimes says odd things. He's Spanish so we are getting lots of practise on directions.
Jo has chosen Dylan on the basis that she's been so laid back on occasions we've gone the wrong way. She was certain that she was not going to be Ermintrude!
On the way into Prades we spotted a house for sale ...