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It's too gorgeous...so many views just waiting to be snapped!
Yesterday on my walk up to Fort Saint Elme, the windmill was going hell for leather.
It was built in the 13th century ....rolls off the tongue doesn't it....but when you think about it - hell's teeth!
It was used for grinding grain for a few centuries, and then fell into ...
Empuries was the furthest outpost of the Greek Empire and although it is not thought Hannnibal ever visited, legions of Romans used this spot as a disembarkation point for invasion. Greek and Roman ruins are evident. Whilst we were visiting, the exhibition in the local museum focussed on the sex lives of the Romans. Those racy Romans!
... seemed to have been laundered in tobacco and I tossed and turned, breathing in the disgusting stale fags. It was a room up with which David Ashton would not have put!
We were taken by van to Empuries on the coast by Ian, a keen cyclist who helps out the Ride and Seek crew. Although he now lives in Barcelona he came from Huddersfield! The rendezvous with my cycling companions revealed 5 Aussie blokes, a ...
After a lovely few days in Paris with our girls, Angie has headed home to Melbourne and Kate is back at work. Sigh.
I finally fitted in a visit to the Opéra -Palais Garnier, which I've been meaning to see on the last few trips.
What a stunning place and history. Learnt lots on a great guided tour. Did you ...
... to Elne at 2.55 and 3.55 and my return ticket is valid for either, so I have a little flexibility.
It was after 1pm so I stopped for some lunch at a place called El Taps, which is sort of a combination cafe, boutique and art gallery. I ordered a glass of sangria and a dish that the waiter recommended - a terrine of prawns in a tomato and pepper sauce covered in mashed potato and melted cheese. Tasty!
Walked down to the harbour which is lined with restaurants ...