Travel Blogs from Roses
... first time, the wind blowing through the branches above, the dabbled sunlight on my face. Bliss. We familiarised ourselves with our warren of a home and basked in the sun. Oppressively hot on Sunday, the clouds rolled in, breaking in a spectacular fashion, late in the evening with thunder, lightning and torrential rain. By Monday afternoon, as the rain turned into drizzle we summons ...
... friends with most of them for 32 years. A lifetime of friendship formed from freshers week. Now there are 16 kids, and whilst not everyone can be here this year, we have mainly been a crowd of 32 taking over a chateau or huge house. Communal living at its best. This year we have a huge farmhouse and surrounding cottages, around 3 pools, to call home. More of our temporary home to follow, the rain has stopped and the table needs ...
... view, and bathed in it. Next step dinner in the best Italian restaurant in town! Yes, I know, in the gastronomic capital of Spain, and we head for Italian, but sometime compromise tastes the most delicious. Dark, as we left, next step the " Magic fountain"' or rather series of fountains that dance beautifully as they change colour. Built in 1929' they have been thrilling tourists ever since. ...
Arriving to Roses proved to be a little bit more difficult than I had inticapted. I had left a little late from Madrid, and I wasn't dropped off at the best place. So, I didn't have too much luck getting a ride. But, there is always a reason for everything. Some Polish people offered me a bed to sleep at the gas station/truck stop. And one of the men cried on my shoulder for quite some time, and I consoled him the best I could. The next ...
... and rehydrating so I can keep on going.... Did I forget the beer and wine? Oh yes, and the afternoon naps!
Now so far this is all good if you like cycling but it gets even better because Bike Breaks is promoting a "Cycling Festival" culminating in a first ever "Gran Fondo" starting June 16 to June 21 and it just so happens that I will be here. Just lucky I guess.... I have offered my services as a volunteer for the festivities and I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility