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... town via an impressive gate in the mediaeval fortifications.
The well preserved walls and the town enclosed within them are perhaps the most interesting features of Montblanc. The interior is quite hilly in places so if you decide to explore as much of the walls as can be accessed, be prepared for a few steep ascents.
We managed to more or less follow the walls around three sides of the time, sometimes inside and sometimes outside. We ...
... intent - in other words the colla is commited to building the castell that they have announced - so there is now no turning back. The rhythms help the climbers to get their timing right and the changes to the tune signals progress to the people in the pinya who typically cannot see what's going on. The crescendo lets them know when the enxaneta has "made the little wing" which means that the descent and the take down of the structure will begin.
It is therefore important ...
... Michael was promised.
Julie and I are always keen to see new dragons and devils so although we knew the Valls drac and diables would start off from Placa de Blat we stayed in Placa del Pati to get a look at the Tortosa contingent. Most of the Brits were there too.
Lights were dimmed and an ominous drumming signaled the approach of the local demons and as they passed the Tortosa groups joined them, so we set off too. ...
... and coffees were as good as we remembered.
We picked up a few birds on the drive up including both Black and Red Kites, White Storks and Griffon Vultures. On our last visit we'd though about trying to explore the area around the Salinas south of the motorway but had run out of time although we had noted a high concentration of birds of prey in the area just north of the motorway as we were speeding (literally - I got a ticket) home, so this ...
... has a pretty commanding view of most walking routes that people might take when walking up to the old part of town and sure enough 15 minutes later we spotted them. Cuss is quite east to spot with his blond hair. We were introduced to Jav and Ash and drained our drinks then walked up the road towards the cathedral. The restaurant that Cuss had earmarked was not Pulvinar but was a couple of doors down and was sadly closed - indeed it looked like ...
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