Hotel La Perla
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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A M ventured to Cadaques to tour Dali's house . After seeing museum and house I am now an official Dali fan ( wasn't before) Picnic on the way to Girona by way of lovely town of Besalu, and a swim at Banyoles. Stayed 2 nights at Pension Bellmirall .Tapas & Rosata for dinner. Breakfast on patio.
Second day (Saturday) took motor tour of ...
... what seemed to be yet another col. After about 40 Kms along the coast we headed inland and spent most of the rest of the day travelling through farmers fields. It was very hot and we had difficulty finding a place to eat, but when we did, one of the patrons kindly came over to translate for us. Must say fresh melon in this part of the world is outstanding. The only negative note about today, other than the heat, is that the coastal road is very busy with ...
... had I not stopped to ask a local for directions, but seeing how he spoke only Spanish and I speak relatively none, it made for an interesting exchange.
Also interesting was the farmhouse(?) I passed on the edge of Garragas, that had one wing adorned with lions and penguins, and a solarium containing some mannequins - it all seemed very Michael Jackson-y.
Although the terrain ...
... and generous as anyone, but then there's too often the exact opposite. So we will try again tomorrow, down the road.
It was a quick trip down the highway to Girona for Caroline, Lucie and Arthur so they enjoyed lunch and an afternoon of visiting the old town in the centre of Girona. We headed back their ourselves later, relatively quickly and conveniently on the city bus, for a bit more sight-seeing and dinner. ...
... so heat exhaustion and dehydration were not the threats they were for yesterday's cyclists.
Our nominal route today included 6 "Cols"; admittedly, a couple of them were pretty close together. The BIG peaks were Col de Pailheires (2001m) and Col de Jau (1500+m), and they were NOT close together! It was a long day of cycling and climbing, punctuated ...