Travel Blogs from Thuir
... must be a night for good soundtracks as they were playing a cover of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah when I sat down.
The anchovies arrived first. The filets were alternated with slices of red pepper on the plate, covered by slivers of onion. Half a boiled egg, a slice of cucumber, some tomato, and a little bowl of very light aeoli completed the course. I tried the various ingredients alone and in combinations and everything worked - a delightful dish, delicious, well balanced ...
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Well, the platform that the new train was on was all the way to the opposite side... of course!!! So there I went again hauling all my bags down across and up again, plus isn't easy getting all the baggage on the train, either. Some of trains have 2 to 3 steps. Well, I finally got all my stuff on and off we went to my next stop.
We drove south to Perpignan today. It's a city in the Catalan region just above the Spanish border. Unfortunately, it was pouring, which made it not so fun to sight see. And unfortunately, we arrived right at noon, which is when all the shops close for 2 hours....and they were some very interesting unique shops I wanted to look in. Because Perpignan is in the Catalan region of France there's an interesting mix of French and Spanish cultures, plus they've created their own unique ...
... we have a clear view of everything, but then the tour buses start to arrive and every room is full of people. So we take a break for lunch, exploration of the town and (of course) siesta. The second exhibition is jewelry. Dali's fantastic designs executed in sparkling miniature - hearts covered in rubies, fantasy flowers opening on diamond crusted petals, space elephants balancing on spindly crystal legs. Amazing creations in ...
... This town is charming. Many vacationers are still here. Although I have heard that vacation time is ending soon and the children will be back in school. We are sitting in a small cafe that is right off the beach. The cool air from the sea is a nice balance to the warm sun. The water here is a different shade of blue than the glorious Riviera. Here it is a darker ...
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