Vilar Rural de Cardona
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... however was looking dicey so we all put on our rain gear...just in case. If you put it on before it rains it usually doesn't. Kinda weird. Off we went, again the roads are a bit wet so its just a nice ride through scenic roads, not a bad way to spend a morning. eventually we pulled into a cool town with a castle on top of the biggest hill. Time for a coffee. The castle is cool....and we wandered around it and there is a cafe inside ...
... 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, ...
... around the monastery for a bit and saw the Gothic Cloisters and then the church. It was all very different up here. The main cloister area was very well appointed and bright rather than a bit dreary and gray (though still extremely beautiful) like the cathedrals and abbeys we have been to before. There were paintings and tiles and gold throughout the walkways. We were struck by a very long line leading through one side of the cloisters and beyond. We didn't know what they were ...
... 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 ...