Xon's Platja Hotel
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Had a good trip yesterday, the majority of it was on the A75 which is dual carriageway, unfortunately using local roads would have taken far too long. The road was fairly quiet but as the altitude increased so did the thickness of fog which we were in for about 30 miles then we were back in brilliant sunshine. Looking out of the van window now the sunshine is about to continue today.
The site is really rustic, there are few marked out ...
From Girona we took a secondary road to Figueres, through pleasant farming country with views of some of the smaller Pyrenees outliers. Figueres is the birthplace of artist Salvador Dali and the place where he established his famous theatre museum. He set this up between 1961-74 in a series of grand buildings that had been semi-ruined in the Civil War. It was amazing to turn into the street and see the main big pink ...
... including the Roman, Jewish, Frankish/Visigoth and medieval aspects. We went to the history museum that displayed materials from Roman times onwards, but it as an inadequate account compared with the impressive displays and curating at the Catalonian history museum in Barcelona. The Jewish museum in Girona seemed to be the best one.
The Romans established Gerunda as an important ...
Sad to say goodbye to Tossa- last look in the morning light and in the car for the "short drive" only 110 klms to Cadaques. Google doesn't account for the sign for the tollway becoming the regional road - even when we turned back ???? Then next day we counted the 18 roundabouts from the main road through o the Cadaques exit and THEN 13 klms of extremely narrow windy road down the mountain , don't know how the tourist coaches do it but glad we ...
... We suspect he had been forgetting to collect payment for the drinks....hilarious!
Elsewhere in town, a well-at-least-they're-trying Catalan choir was pumping out jolly ditties to an admiring audience. The pride and independence of the Catalans is plain everywhere and there was a huge turnout in Barcelona on 'Dia' - national day of Catalonia - to make it quite clear what they want. ...