Vilar Rural de Cardona
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... we have devoured.
Perhaps we will have some time to fill in the blanks over christmas, but for now it time it seems logical to talk about the present.
It's about 5.30 in the evening, it all but dark outside, the central heating is on, the dogs have been walked, and fire is burning. Soon we will be playing cards, a bit of friendly competition before dinner which, since we're on Iberian time here, is always a bit later in ...
... quieter where the songs of finches serenade the visiting pilgrims. Trails cut through the mountains, lined with catholic symbols (crosses, statues, mosaics) serve as aids for meditation and prayer. The trails often come to dead ends as to emphasize the journey and not the destination. Looking off in the distance gives a magnificent 180 degree view of the lowlands including Barcelona and even the island of Mallorca off in the distance.
Monserrat serves as ...
... literally means "jagged (serrated) mountain." Montserrat is famous for the "black virgin of Montserrat", a statue of the virgin and baby Christ carved out of wood. The statue was carved sometime in the 12th century and it is one of several "black" Madonna's in Europe. The statue is housed in the Benedictine monastery of Montserrat and is now a site of pilgrimage. Chelsea and I waited in a long line very patiently to file by her, ...
... have no chance of in any premiership game. Once inside the stadium we headed up to our 26 Euro seats, and 6 flights of stairs later we arrived. So, I wasn't expecting much for the price we paid, but to my surprise the views were exceptional, & it looked like that would be the case sat anywhere in the stadium. Barcelona were playing Almeria, who currently sat 6th in the table, so I was expecting a well contested match. That was until Eto'o scored in the 5th minute - it was ...
... quirky as ever especially with his rendition of what looked like "Oscar" opulence and excess, although there were some paintings in there that surprised me (including the photo of the Barcelona lady on my welcome page). Caught the express train (Catalunya Express) all the way back to Barcelona. Karen and Cathy were kind enough to indulge my request to have ...