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Travel Blogs from Sant Carles de la Rąpita
It was a really scenic drive - I had no idea that Spain had so many mountains. At points we were driving through the clouds!
We were happy to see signs for Canada along the way :-)
Our new digs for the week is a house on the Mediterranean Sea complete with a pool...Jack is in heaven! We drove on a one lane road for ...
... has, and it was pretty cool, I definitely took a lot of pictures. After the castle, we got some ice cream and went to the beach for a few hours. I got burned a decent amount, and could feel it on the train ride home. I got home just in time for dinner, which was delicious after all of the energy I had exerted throughout the day.
... we were walking back through the streets a woman we had greeted insisted on taking us into a bar/ social club to see the 'Vista' from the terrace. Although this town is not in any way well known or famous it is still very attractive and typical of so many in inland Spain
We went back to ...
... Mora d'Ebre (Ebro) and Gandesa to the campsite at Arnes - really in the middle of nowhere!
The roads there took us through some wonderful scenery, past ochre orange/red rocks, down gorges and along ridges. There were also large fertile plains with olive groves, vines and almonds
... very overcast and cool when we set out. The clouds were low over the mountains. It warmed up and brightened up in the afternoon but over the mountain peaks, the cloud has settled like a big duvet.
Cycled about 62 kms in total.
Tuesday 13th May
Another overcast and cool morning but not to be deterred we went walking. We walked towards Arnes and the town hall and church perched on its highest point. The path ...