Travel Blogs from Roses
... for a small excursion. Off to Ceret, a charming village about 15 minutes away. Famous for its cherries and bullfighting, though I don't think the two things are related. We were heading for their museum of modern art. The exhibition of the moment " Bullfighting in art" or something like that. Literally 100 s of object d'art, depicting Matadors and bulls. It wouldn't have been my ...
... an angry customs man standing over it. This time, all I have to do is buy one and take it to our villa. How difficult could that be? We tried to find a supermarket on the outskirts of Girona. I do love the Sat nav, but twice it sent us to places that sold no food! Third time lucky, we pulled into a car park of a grocery store. So hot, we spied a covered bit of the car park and drove in. " Weird, just two cars ", " It's a bit ...
... pretty and worth seeing, but as the saying goes perhaps " not worth going to see". What we stumbled upon, which was a true spectacle, was the Largest Harley Davidson festival in Europe? Literally thousands of bikes and large men with beards, tattoos and black leather with their Lady friends, and stall upon stall to entice them to spend. It was warming up to be quite a party.. But not for us.. Not this ...
... in the ocean (yes, in the ocean...on a floaty thingy, haha). We continued on to a beach bar and danced the night away. It was a lovely evening!
Within those few days I was in Roses, I went to Cadaques that is just 30 minutes north of Roses. It is a very small town, but BEAUTIFUL! I hiked 8km to Cap de Creus, visited some virgin beaches, bathed naked in the crystal clear blue mediterranean waters, and I loved every second of it. ...
... riding the Gran Fondo on Sat. which will be 125K.
Just to summarize the trip so far I have met old friends from last year and made some new ones. I am starting to learn some of the nuances of living in Girona and the day to day things you need to know. Shelly and I are already talking about returning next June so we can share the experience together again.
I would like to keep writing but it's cutting into my riding time so hasta ...
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