Travel Blogs from Salou
Part of the IES program is a school trip to Tarragona. A region just south of Barcelona in Catalunya. It is famous for its amazing beaches and beautiful Roman ruins. On the first day of the trip we arrived in Tarragona around 10 am. The first thing we did was explore the ancient roman city which still serves as the city center in the town. I cannot even imagine looking out my window in the morning and seeing both an ancient roman temple and a beautiful gothic cathedral, but this is how ...
... by Flamenco show, Lion King, Shrek show, The Beatles to name a few. After this, there would be dancing for all join in.
The temps were hot, hot, hot and dry every day. Casey and I enjoyed runs along the ocean front each day while Sean enjoyed a few walks along the same promenade.
Sean even managed to watch a game of Hurling at a local Irish pub between Cork and Kilkenny, and knew there would be smiling faces in the Dineen household with ...
Well, this is all a lot easier than the last time I did this kind of thing 7 years ago thanks to a satnav on my iPhone and EU data roaming for a fiver a day from 3! Everything gone pretty smoothly so far, bike boxed up last night, got a final few bits and bobs today and said goodbye to Ellie, got a lift to the station from Martin with my box and my pannier ...
in Tarragona is market day! “Tom” directed us to “a car park
in the city centre” and, yes you guessed, it was the one under the
big, big market on “Las Ramblas”. We got past it though and
Tarragona really does have it all. Las Ramblas is a lovely avenue.
There's a Roman amphitheatre on the sea front, there's a lovely
(Roman and onwards) old town, a nice sandy beach. Oh, and ...
popped in to Cambrils for our overnight stop as a means of “doing”
Tarragona, a little way North. We weren't here very long but it was
nice enough. The boss of our campsite took pity on me and let me use
his car wash to get 4000 kilometres of dirt off my motor for no
charge and we had a walk into town ...