Le Clos Cerdan
Travel Blogs from Mont-Louis
... as the 1980s, with around ten kilometres further along. In one part, where there is a stalagmite called the organ, music plays while you are there. Would you believe it Ave Maria played while we were there! A magical moment!
We were then to find we had missed a bus to Vernet Les Bains and had to wait until 17:45 for the next one. It was a long wait, especially as a storm rumbled up through the valley, ...
... the season and luckily we timed it perfectly with roadside stalls selling delicious cherries for 4 Euros per kg.
We spent several days driving over the mountains to the French and Spanish coasts. Collioure, on the coast near the Spanish border, reputedly produces the best anchovies in the world. We sampled the boquerones (white ones in vinegar) and the salted variety. Both were fabulous.
There was a huge area of well ...
Thursday 22nd May
We are heading to France today but first a trip to Cadeques and Portlligat where Dali lived for around 50 years. To look round his house required pre-booking but John asked on the off chance we may get in – not a chance.
Cadeques is a charming seaside village full of pretty whitewashed houses around a rocky bay. It has a statue of Dali and is where he met his wife and muse Gala in 1929. A ...
... town and a coffee before heading back to Ripoll in time for the shops to reopen and buy a walking map.
We cycled back to the campsite on the road, all uphill but significantly easier than the mountain track option.
Saturday 17th May
With our newly purchased map, we planned a walking route this morning. We walked to Gombren about 4 kms from the campsite and then headed up a steep valley to Montgrony, several buildings that, from a ...
... passejar. Perņ el temps passa volant, i volant marxem una altra vegada.
Yes, we are back in San Quirze . It seems impossible for us to spend more than 3 or 4 months without coming back home, despite doing Skype very often. We used frequent flyer miles to fly on Qantas and Singapore Airlines from Sydney to Singapore and from Singapore ...
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed