La Parada del Compte
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... for humans. We have a large double bedroom with an en-suite shower room and stunning views of the mountains. We wake up to the most incredible sunrise every morning, it still takes our breath away. In the evenings we sit around the wood burner drinking beer and playing cards. We are staying here over Christmas and the New Year so we must make the best of it and be thankful that our hosts are kind enough to accommodate us over the festive season. They ...
... siren sounded as a fire engine roared up behind us. Now our bus driver sprang into action and there was a brief five-minute chase as we tore down the narrow road trying to move at the same speed a Fire Engine should until we found a wide enough section to let it by!
We returned to the centre of town and were met by Carme Ferrer, the great-great granddaughter of Bŕrbara Forés who gives her name to Celler Bŕrbara Forés. Carme first took us up ...
... yet I do appreciate that the season across the whole of Spain has been a difficult one because it has been a struggle to ensure sufficient brix levels(to obtain sweet fruit) because of adverse weather conditions. I think that my data collection has shown that tree ripening nectarines is a viable technique and I do hope that it will be considered by another Sainsbury's supplier in the future.
During my final few weekends in Spain I managed ...
... of pickers pick the fruit that is ripe and put into large wooden bins that are transferred to the packhouse.
After an intake quality assessment, the fruit is transferred to large cooling chambers which are set at about 2'C -a great place to cool off from the scorching Spanish sun! The fruit is then washed in chlorinated water and processed by an amazing machine which sorts by size; from AAA (over 80mm in diameter) to ...
... both brought a friend, Pieter joined for the birdwatching and Robert and I finally had some time to spend toghether...
We visited the Ebro Delta, Els Ports, Cretas, Calaceite, Beseite, Horta de San Joan, and other beautiful places in the Mataranya area. We checked that our Finca still is home to Otters,Crayfish, deer, wild boar, rabbits, foxes, and now we know even badgers (Tejon).
We met new neighbours Anna (Boodaville project) and Helmut and Britt and caught up ...