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... in Tarragona live. Next we took a quick break for lunch where Jordan and I nommed on some yummy gazpacho. We then hopped back on our bus and went to the Monasteri De Santes Creus which was about 30 minutes from Tarragona. This is an ancient monastery which is no longer active but is nonetheless gorgeous. Our tour guide explained the monk life style (no talking or eating meat which I totally could not live with) and it was really fascinating. After the monastery we headed back to ...
... in front of us as we moved along, so time passed quite quickly. However, nothing prepares you for the wow factor as you enter this most unconventional of churches, full to the brim with symbolism, craftsmanship and natural light, yet the outside is still very much under construction with an anticipated completion date of 2026 which will be the centenary of Gaudi's death. We were glad to have hired the audio guide as so ...
... and 'boutiques' selling keepsakes (tat). I was also disappointed to observe the inappropriate behaviour of small children, noisily running around in a religious space, unchecked by their parents. It was more like a theme park than a spiritual experience. Having seen enough, we took the return cable car, followed by the 45-minute journey back to the site where we cooked paella for tea. Later, it is off to the terrace bar where it is live jazz ...
... to Cork.
We did venture out for groceries as a few home cooked meals were being requested. We also drove to Cambrils itself one afternoon to walk along the Mariner and explore the many alleys of food and tourist shops. A quick drive through Reus and Tarragona inadvertantly trying to find the Carreforre supermarket which is our favourite.
After 9 days, we are well rested and ready to finish our travels in Barcelona for 4 nights.
... luggage, and got the train to Prestwick airport. Straight over the bridge, checked in and bike box dispatched within 6 minutes and then in for a cheeky pint before going through security. Flight on time, 2 1/2 hours later in Reus, bike built in 15 mins and then the 3 mile spin into town from the airport! Checked in, paid, and then down to the bottom ...
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