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This afternoon we head past the foot of the Pyrenees to Sant Pol to do some kayaking and snorkelling. We wind around the bay on our kayaks and take in the sights. The water is a crystal clear green. Of course we rock each other's boats and splash about along the way. I don't see very many fish around however. But definately a fun outdoorsy afternoon.
... and rehydrating so I can keep on going.... Did I forget the beer and wine? Oh yes, and the afternoon naps!
Now so far this is all good if you like cycling but it gets even better because Bike Breaks is promoting a "Cycling Festival" culminating in a first ever "Gran Fondo" starting June 16 to June 21 and it just so happens that I will be here. Just lucky I guess.... I have offered my services as a volunteer for the festivities and I ...
... 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 ...
... We had an ice cream and walked to the cable car. You had to go up a lift and there was a cable from one tower to another over the water. We saw lots of big buildings, the beach, 2 swimming pools. The cable car was fun but it was very quick. Then we walked and went on the metro which is an underground train to see a church called Sagrada Familia. It was a very big and they were still building it ...
So the following is completely my point of view only and others may have different feelings but I was massively disappointed in Barcelona. Maybe it was just a case of not being in the right mood but the following are a few pointers if ever you should find yourself in this part of the world. Don't go into town after a late night and interrupted sleep with one sick child. Don't do it with someone on a hot day when they can't cope ...
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