Travel Blogs from Cambrils
... which was located walking distance from the beach. After essentially inhaling our dinner buffet because we were all so tired and hungry from the day, we spent the night hanging with friends from the program. The next morning, we woke up and headed to the Castells museum. The Castells are a culturally specific tradition based in Catalan. They are recreational cheerleaders essentially who have for decades built these massive human towers at cultural festivals around Catalonia. Because of ...
... Friday morning, and leisurely drive to Barcelona to our apartment booked again the day before, arriving midday.
We check out the neighbourhood, return the hire car, and head to Camp Nou (Barcelona's home futbol ground) to see Barcelona FC play Santos (that's Brazil if you're not familiar) in the Joan Gamper Trophy.
More about that and much more in the next entry.
Marty, I think Sean has a train and wallet story to share with you!
... street for a beer and a burger in Viena's (slightly different from the Paisley version!). Back to the room for a shower and prep for the morning, watched the end of a Chuck Norris film and after losing a couple of pounds in sweat noticed the fan in the corner!! It's midnight and still 29 degrees outside, nice! Time for a sleep, riding to Barca in the morning ...
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 ...