Travel Blogs from Tarragona
For the last few years we've managed to combine La Merce with Tarragona's Santa Tecla. The dates of Santa Tecla are pretty much fixed whereas La Merce moves about a bit dependent upon what day the 24th falls on.
For the past couple of years we've had the choice of missing the opening ceremony of La Merce, the Toc d'Inici or one of the …
... until our bus at 9:10am. The bus dropped us off at Salou (an hour south of Barcelona) were we got lunch then enjoyed the pool/bed. Once everyone was awake again it was 7:00pm so we went to grab some dinner. On the way Chloe searched for the Dancing Fountain were we watched a cute little water and music show. After dinner we made our way back home getting to bed at ...
... laugh a minute!
The theme of their first day turned into "Views of Barcelona" (and "Wine", but that seemed to a daily theme!). We started by going halfway up Tibidabo to a great little restaurant called Mirablau. The teachers often go there after school for a drink and an incredible view of Barcelona. We sat in the sun, drank cava, ate olives and caught up on the past eight months! We repeated the eating, drinking and chatting at the bar atop the Majestic Hotel in ...
... restaurant called Masia del Pla & Calcotada, where we were having lunch. We walked in and there were about six long tables with at least 50 seats at each table. On top of the red and white checkered table cloths, there were bibs laying at each table setting. At first I thought it was a joke and refused to put the bib on, but after learning what we would be doing I took my ********** and tied my bib right on. They put calcots in front of us (a type ...
... a chance with English, so she tried to be helpful and said "What country are you from?". They ignored her. The lady on the gate asked again and tried about four different languages, slowly and paitently until one of the group responded with "Bel ...". there followed a pause. Quite along one, in which we had time to think that we'd normally expect a group of four Belgian adults to have at least a basic understanding of one of the languages used until the tension with finally ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed