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 …
... were applauding. Most of the music was by Spanish composers, but the guitarist did play a couple of modern tunes, one of which was Eric Clapton's Tears in Heaven. After the concert, we looked at a few exhibits in the museum on our way out. I have posted a few photos of these. We then headed to one of the narrow streets with several restaurants and found a wonderful Italian restaurant called Alfresco. Last night's dinner and the dinner this evening have been the best we have had so ...
... 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 ...
... carried out brings it to life. Their construction techniques are the same in Spain as they are in Rome, regardless of the differences in culture, language, and the sheer distance between the two places. After our brief stop in Tarragona, we drove to Valencia. Stay tuned for more adventures! Your Can't-Escape-the-Italians Adventurers, Katherine, Zack, Ginger and Steve (aka mom and ...
Not all of the stalls were ready for opening time, but the smells emanating from one selling burgers was extremely tempting and so that's where we started. And very tasty they were. We went behind the marquee and sat on the wall to eat them, near a statue of Santa Tecla that we hadn't noticed before. Like the castellers statue on Rambla Nova, this one seemed to double as a climbing frame for the local children.
When we'd had enough to eat to keep us going ...
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- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed