Hotel La Perla
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... the instructions were 'pitch where you want' so we checked the compass and pitched facing South in reach of an electric hook up amongst what are clearly transitees either heading home or away. As I make this entry there are units moving off on their travels.
This morning is a walk into the local village with the dogs and a bit of downtime this afternoon catching some sun. This is the last of our short stays, Bonterra Park tomorrow is ...
... of Pierre, well some Welsh campers had a buggy on the back, no sides or doors and 2 steering sticks. This morning it was full of water so will give this one a miss! We set off quite carefully as there is a lot of water pouring off the hills and on the roads. We stop for fuel at 087.5c, which is 64p a litre!!, picked up a baguette and we're off. We round the bend though what seems to be a newly completed sky resort condo's and wow ...
... culminating with the 1492 expulsion of the Jews from Spain by those godly monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella!
We walked the narrow cobblestone lanes, hemmed in by formidable ramparts. Human spirit was confined quite literally. We had intended to go out in the evening for tapas but the weight of travel and history (and our good lunch) depleted our resolve and we faded out early in Girona!
... was a good location from which to discover Catalonia. The cuisine was a welcome change from the nice but non-descript French cuisine of Provence. We tried to eat the most authentic Spanish food we could find, and preferred the lighter tapas style food in this heavily meat-oriented cuisine. The tapas here is very light, simple and tasty, with larger portions than the trendy tapas served in Melbourne tapas bars, such as ...
Empuries was the furthest outpost of the Greek Empire and although it is not thought Hannnibal ever visited, legions of Romans used this spot as a disembarkation point for invasion. Greek and Roman ruins are evident. Whilst we were visiting, the exhibition in the local museum focussed on the sex lives of the Romans. Those racy Romans!