Travel Blogs from Platja d'Aro
... centre of Girona offering artisanal ice creams and desserts from Celler de Can Roca to take home or eat in the street.
As Battery Boy led Video Girl into Rocamolesc her eyes sparkled with excitement, in fact they sparkled twenty-two times for each flavour on display, which included asparagus and truffle ice cream, Parmesan ice cream, beer sorbet and olive oil and toasted bread ice cream.
"I don't know which one I want, it's too hard to ...
... studied them attempting to interpret the Catalan dishes. The Catalan language appears to be more difficult to understand than Spanish so they were thankful the waitress spoke English and Battery Boy didn't feel like being slapped again.
Battery Boy ordered for the two of them, "the local Catalan pork dish with potatoes and the Fillet Mignon with Foie Gras, and for me, just another gin and tonic, gracias."
Battery Boy was determined to get ...
Saturday 31/5 It was with reluctance that we left Salon de Provence in France. We travelled 350 km east towards the Spanish border. So reluctant we decided not to use the tolls for the first half. This increased our time on the road but we were happy with that, slowly making our way to Spain. Again, without fanfare, or having to show our passports, we made it to the border. The landscape was different and the wind (even on the approach) from ...
... only planning on staying the one night, we quickly decided after our arrival that we would stay an extra night! Our accommodation was another LP find - Pensio Viladomat in the heart of the old town, run by a cute little old couple who spoke very little English. Everything we needed with a cute little balcony looking out onto the narrow cobble stoned streets for EUR 48 pn.
We went via Figueres on the way from BCN. This is where Salvador Dali was born and close ...
Crossing over the misty mountain pass was rather uneventful. Fortunately, the clouds gave way for just a few seconds to give a glimpse of Spain below. It looked rather like where we had just come from – which makes sense, it's still the Pyrenees.
First stop on what was to become an epic three week tour was one of the most famous spots – Pamplona. No running of the bulls for us, you have ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility