Vilar Rural de Cardona
Travel Blogs from Cardona
... 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 ...
... 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, ...
... arrived, I timidly stepped into the crowded cable car and tried to find something to hold on to. Out of luck, I clung to Kyle and didn't want to look. However, the ride was incredibly smooth (no swinging, no bumps) and I quickly determined that it was OK to enjoy. And I certainly enjoyed. It was absolutely beautiful. The fall colours spread throughout the mountains and magnificent valley below us. The air was cool and crisp. Everything was spectacular and I was sad that it ended ...
... 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 ...
this trip is highly educational... here are a few things i´ve learned from my fellow adventurers. 1. your knee will attempt to fight a non existant infection if you´ve been walking around too much. so all the blood and assorted liquid rushes to the area which isn´t actually infected or hurt and it swells all liquidy and grose thus pushing on nerve endings causing annoying pain. it is cured by injesting anti inflematories such as advil. gels are however not ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility