Hotel La Coma
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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When we chose to stay in this area of Catalonia, at the top of my 'must see' list was the museum in Figueres devoted to the Surrealist artist, Salvador Dali. From my History of Art days at school in the 70s, I can remember being fascinated by the weird and wonderful paintings he created. I even had a huge jigsaw with his 'Metamorphosis of Narcissus' as its subject and with so much going on in the picture it ...
... and in the tree next to my motorhome is a nest with four young thrushes. In the distance a cuckoo is calling and if I look up I can see the snow clad mountains. The icing on the cake is that it is even warm enough to sit outside in shorts. So I am thoroughly content. Unfortunately Treacle is not quite so content as she is not getting exercise and in her boredom she has chewed her way thorough the hose pipe that forms part of the site irrigation system - how embarrassing.
... as some local olive oil, fruit and salad stuffs. Lunch back at the 'van sorted! So far, we haven't encountered many Brits, but met a couple from Co. Durham on our way back to the car via the bridge. We chatted for a while and they told us that they have not one but two caravans. Since they like this area so much, one stays in Spain at Roses and the other back home for UK touring so they have the best of both worlds. After our scrummy lunch of cheese and tomato ...
... our purchases, making a delicious evening meal with an omelette using a scrap of ham we had left in the fridge. We were able to find a favourite white wine - Bourgogne Aligote - to wash it down. We have searched for it in the UK but it does not seem to be readily available - perhaps the French keep it for themselves. After lunch, David was itching to get on his bike to explore up the gorge so off he went for some serious cycling whilst I was happy to ride ...
... for. Everything from the whole range of greens to dry stuff in the lee side of the mountains to snow everywhere and the sun shone all day! One of the reasons we headed away from the coast was the endless rain and as soon as we crossed over the range yesterday we've had nothing but sunshine!
Some of the tunnels were the modern bored out versions and some were the old blasted ones - at time there were tunnels only ...