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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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In the longest day's ride so far of 245 miles, we decisively crossed the Ebro at Mora repelling the Falange and fascist forces and atoning for the Republic's last failure in their late '38 offensive. Left Girona on the superb A7 autoroute for 140 miles to south of Tarragonna then rose up onto the high Aragon plains on great, smooth fast-cornered roads. High Plains Drifted through Tivissa, Mora, Gandesa, Alcaniz to ...
Arrived in town at 16:00 when siesta is in full swing so quiet as a mouse. Did a stroll to find out the ATM etc. I'm always fascinated with Mediterranean towns and villages that even with hundreds of acres available they are packed into a tiny space on the hill......surrounding the church. I'm cooking shortly and I'll be taking the pictures after light dinner.Fresh pork sausage with olives ...
... and then ascertained it was okay to do a drive by and drop off bags. Not that that was a simple feat. Pictures of typical road widths to come in a later blog. We also arrived early enough to climb to the top of the hill and wander the ruins of the castle. For all you fit people this may seem minor but for some a climb of about 120-130 meters ( direct vertical) is a regular days activity. I am however finding it slowly easier. My heart rate returns ...
Today we were out relatively early and on to Delta de l'Ebre and its logoons. In spite of the directions out of the Parador, multiple maps and James, we still had a navigation challenge. But, don't fear, because we finally got there! But not before witnessing the most spontaneous Sunday afternoon horse and pony calvicade through this little town. The lead horse was a magnificant ...
... accomplishment. Then, we weren't sure if we were going north or south. How confusing it was, but we were good.
First stop, Vilafranca del Penedes which we circled through about three times before finding the right road out of town. However, we stopped to take pictures of the historic cathedral and walked to a local Saturday market with all of the townspeople busying themselves with weekend activities. Four ...