Hotel Vall de Bas
Travel Blogs from Joanetes
... in this area.
Add that to the fantastic weekly shop rides on Thurs. from Bike Breaks, Girona Cycle Center and you have a recipe for a great bike holiday in Spain. Well it gets even better because I am meeting other cyclists familiar with the area (Neil, Josep) and so every ride has a little different twist.
The reality is that I have to plan rest days because of all of the riding that is possible. At my delicate age I need to focus ...
... a swim in the pool here to relax and headed off for a meal out at Le Coin Fontaine near the town square. It was delicious- Salade Chèvre and a Mexican pizza with a carafe of rose. A great way to end a stay that started out with a big disappointment, but ended up being a really memorable time. Must always remember that the glass is half full. This has been a highlight of our trip, when at one point we were ready to go ...
... Battery Boy had pineapple sorbet with strawberries marinated in a liqueur and Video Girl had a Catalana cream with lycées. While they have been in Spain they have been fortunate enough to dine at some amazing restaurants where expectations are high and achieved, and sometimes you find a diamond in the rough. Cal Ros is one such restaurant. They could not fault anything about this tiny restaurant in Girona. The food, wine, service, and atmosphere ...
Today was a travel day from San Sebastián to Girona, via Pau in France a journey of nearly seven hundred kilometres. There was also to be a second stop in Figueres, the birth place of one of the greatest surrealist painters and sculptor, Salvadore Dali. Battery Boy has been a fan of Dali's work for a long time and looked forward to visiting the Dali Museum.
Battery Boy kissed his room mate, Joan Fontaine farewell and departed the cinema themed Astoria ...
... Roman ruins on the Spanish coast near the town of L'Escala. Fortunately, there are still very few tourists in the area.
For those of you who are addicted to Masterchef and are thinking that I am missing out, I've found the French version - Master Patissier!! The first program had the junior chefs creating the most amazing Croquembouche and yes, they only just had it assembled when the time was up!!
It has been great to get ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking