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Had a good trip yesterday, the majority of it was on the A75 which is dual carriageway, unfortunately using local roads would have taken far too long. The road was fairly quiet but as the altitude increased so did the thickness of fog which we were in for about 30 miles then we were back in brilliant sunshine. Looking out of the van window now the sunshine is about to continue today.
The site is really rustic, there are few marked out ...
... the town including a nice family run restaurant for a late lunch. This featured a fabulous tomato and mozzarella salad, gazpacho and traditional Catalan sausage - a perfect introduction to Cadaques.
At 4 pm we went to see the Dali residence at nearby Portlligat, a remote fishing cove. This is a heavily controlled activity where one waits 40 minutes after picking up pre booked tickets, then gets conducted into some ...
... culminating with the 1492 expulsion of the Jews from Spain by those godly monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella!
We walked the narrow cobblestone lanes, hemmed in by formidable ramparts. Human spirit was confined quite literally. We had intended to go out in the evening for tapas but the weight of travel and history (and our good lunch) depleted our resolve and we faded out early in Girona!
... used here in walls, roads and houses is amazing, and some so very old , so much work! ,
We saw older cyclists, hikers and Harley bikers near the lighthouse before heading up the mountain and through the 18 roundabouts on our way to Nice! Only 580klms - great roads and maybe stop of at Nimes in France to see the famous Aqueduct I saw 40 years ago if I see a sign off the tollway! Calideques has been a very interesting less than 24 hour visit!!
We have spent 2 wonderful, relaxing days in Tossa de Mar - there are so many narrow cobblestone alleys with shops, bars, restaurants, hotels and hostels. Mainly whitewashed buildings with orange terracotta tiled rooves, but some with planter boxes or pots on their small balconies. Amazingly cars are allowed to drive through many of these streets that are only just wide enough to drive on and look like pedestrian ...