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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 This is an ancient monastery which is no longer active but is nonetheless gorgeous.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 ...
... Friday morning, and leisurely drive to Barcelona to our apartment booked again the day before, arriving midday.
We check out the neighbourhood, return the hire car, and head to Camp Nou (Barcelona's home futbol ground) to see Barcelona FC play Santos (that's Brazil if you're not familiar) in the Joan Gamper Trophy.
More about that and much more in the next entry.
Marty, I think Sean has a train and wallet story to share with you!
... street for a beer and a burger in Viena's (slightly different from the Paisley version!). Back to the room for a shower and prep for the morning, watched the end of a Chuck Norris film and after losing a couple of pounds in sweat noticed the fan in the corner!! It's midnight and still 29 degrees outside, nice! Time for a sleep, riding to Barca in the morning ...
... commercial port alongside and a railway running along the back of the
beach. It is lovely though....
think I'm “cathedraled out”! Jane “did” the cathedral and I
opted for a walk on the old city walls (not possible as it turns out)
and the mandatory cafe con leche. Still, I got on to the town's free
wifi and checked my emails while Jane had her culture fix....
... meal where Jane had a fine
Seabream and I had a **** steak! Heyho.... Even my cheesecake was
“plastic”. Still, I made up for it by making the most of the
shot bottles they left on our table. I wonder which of the three it
was that made my trip back to the “amenities block” quite so