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Well after a quick 1.5 hour trip on the Renfe Train from Passeig de Graciŕ in central Barcelona I ended up in the city of Girona where my best friend from residence, Maria, was going to show me around for the day! So I will begin with a bit of information about Girona.
There are around 97,000 people in Girona and the city is located 99km Northeast of Barcelona. The city has deep roots within the region of Catalunya and is an incredible getaway for the weekend, especially ...
... to keep the children amused. A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon was spent there followed by a trip into Figuere itself which is otherwise unremarkable. A very nice cake on the way back to the van provided an amusing moment. so far we have managed to get by with my O-level franglais however my spanish is limited to Hola, por favor, adios, Gracie's and cerveza - which is better than the rest of the ...
... to paitings to seashell bathtubs. I will say some of the highlights were seeing the original Dalí Lincoln mural (for those of you who haven't been to our home we have a rather large signed print of this painting), Dalí's paintings of the holocoust, and a swimming pool in the shape of a penis. Again, it was a nice change from all the "Jesus art" (as my dad and Zack called it) from the rest of Europe. We also managed to discover a great winery ...
... were on worse roads again, very narrow and snaking. Much better journey done at 5 to 7 o'clock in the evening mind. The roads linking Catalonia to Barcelona are fantastic it's the roads across Catalonia which aren't great as they have the Pyrannese to contend with. We arrived at our sight at 8.15 after taking a wrong turn and having to go up the mountain to turn round. The 2 and a half hour journey ended up being a 4 hour trek.... What doesn't break you makes you ...
... around now! We stopped in Tossa de Mar for lunch. Parking the camper isn't proving too much of an issue at the minute. We paid for on road parking which meant we didn't have time go up the hill to the castle overlooking the sea. If we had more time we would go back and do this. Tossa de Mar was like most seasides abroad, an abundance of cafes along the front and oiled limbs on the beach, it wasn't ...
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