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... my shirt front. I felt a right fool as we walked home. Fortunately I am married to an excellent washing machine, who soon had it sorted.
One day we decided to drive round the lake. In the next village they were having their annual wild boar festival, and there was a huge marquee of people scoffing, presumably, wild boar. Sadly all parking spaces were gone so we drove on. A little further up the lakeside there was a sign to the Pyramids ...
¡Buenos! So we only spent one night and one day in Tarragona, but it was as if we had been transported thousands of years into the past. After we FINALLY managed to find the hotel, we spent the next day walking through the old city which is chock full of old Roman architecture. Some highlights: a defensive tower, the entire city wall, and an small colliseum. We also saw an ...
... later than we'd thought and that if we were to get something to eat and see all the stuff on our list we'd need to get a move on. The cemetery could easily be viewed from the road so after unsuccessfully trying the door of the first building that we reached (it has a sign saying that the entrance is further along, which we ignored) we took a few photos and then checked the map for the quickest way to Serallo. We then walked down the side of a fairly unattractive ...
... with the Commons. I'm pretty certain that we could hear Little Terns as well from time to time but we couldn't locate them.
On the route back to the city centre we came upon a bakery that had some of the multi-coloured 'festival cakes' on display. James had tried a green one last year so I felt honour bound to go for a red one. It was ... sweet. Very. Julie's turn in 2013 I reckon and only one colour to go.
Amongst the events planned for tonight was ...
After leaving Northampton just before 07:30 it took about 1 hour 50 minutes to get to the airport, including parking. The Easyjet flight from Luton to Barcelona departed and arrived on time and we were soon out of the airport and heading for the train. There had been recent heavy rain, so it was a bit humid, but the weather was now dry but overcast.
Our T-10 from our August visit still had plenty of trips on it so it cost nothing to get to Sants station on a crowded (standing room ...
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