Hotel Vall de Bas
Travel Blogs from Joanetes
In the smaller Cities, like this one, the train barely stops 2-5 minutes. It all depends whether there's anyone getting off and on.
I got off this train to catch another that left in about 35 minutes...so I had to go down 2 flights and up 2 flights of stairs with all my stupid luggage!!! And yes!!! Its heavy, by this time, I'm thinking 'why did I need to bring ...
... store covered in fresh local produce, the ceiling a galaxy of dangling meat and cheese, she was visibly giddy. I left her for half an hour discussing produce while I rested my hip. She surfaced from the shop with her prized piece of sausage and we headed back up the mountain. By the time we got to the tent I was in some very uncomfortable pain and chose a pain killer over dinner and was out. Trace cooked and ate alone, saving her special sausage for when ...
... tapa! Paella was the dish of choice and some Camembert accompanied with sangria, of course. Headed back to the hostel and went to get wifi in the common room. Phil was there and introduced me to some the tour group, as I'm joining them on their 7th day. One of the boys (nigel) said my name was sandy then one of the boys (mark) called me sandy...its my tour name they decided. Headed off to sleep as have an early start of 7.30! Adeu ...
... The Hotel Duran is the perfect base. It was frequented by Dali during his life and the walls are covered with his sketches and photos of Dali with Signor Duran and other guests. Sitting in the foyer one day we are surprised by tour groups traipsing through to visit the tiny original dining room still decorated like the photos on display. Our second Dali day consists of a bus trip to his house at Portligat. The bus takes us ...
This monastery complex, founded by Guifré el Pelós ( Wilfred the Hairy) in 879, was crucial in the shaping of Catalonia. The twelfth-century portal, known as the " Bible in stone", is the most important Romanesque element. The Interpretation Centre, which wa openend in the Chapel of the Congragation in 2013, provides the keys for understandig the monastery's significance by means of innovative museography.
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking