Hotel & Spa La Central
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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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 ...
... a precarious pathway hacked out of the mountain side, impressive drops too. Cold at night, zero centigrade but a clear day on the 15th for a walk around the passerelles (bridges and galleries) along the cliff sides and over the torrent) up by the side of the Caranca river and back high on the opposite valley side. A difficult decent through the oak forest as the wild boars had wrecked the pathway and surrounds as they hunted for acorns! ...
... 50 years. We also visited his museum of jewelery, which has some designs that are truly lovely as well as being zany and unusual.
After digesting that part of the Dali experience it was on to Cadaques on the nearby Costa Brava, a beautiful original little fishing port where Dali and Gala lived between 1930 and 1982, when Gala died. On the trip over to Cadaques we climbed over wind-swept Mediterranean coastal ...
... culminating with the 1492 expulsion of the Jews from Spain by those godly monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella!
We walked the narrow cobblestone lanes, hemmed in by formidable ramparts. Human spirit was confined quite literally. We had intended to go out in the evening for tapas but the weight of travel and history (and our good lunch) depleted our resolve and we faded out early in Girona!
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 ...