Balneario De Chulilla
Travel Blogs from Chulilla
... better between two than say 6 people. Mind you, this didn't escape the eyes of the Mons as he started making those gestures of 'I have my eyes on you' at Naomi. In the end he was just looking for a top-up so Naomi became somewhat of a heroine by sussing out the tables with the non-drinkers and re-distributing it to the thirsty - a charitable deed if ever there was one. More to do around the monastery tomorrow. Hope all is well at home (you've all been very quiet) Cheers, ...
... consisting of unique and unusual rock formations. At the top is the Monastery of Montserrat, one of Catalonia's most important pilgrimage sites. Beautiful scenery, holy sightings over the years as well as being the home of a black Madonna make Montserrat a top attraction for tourists and pilgrimage groups from across the world.
We visited the Basilica and had a some time to enjoy the views ...
... 25 thousand people waiting to just get clean enough to get onto their buses on time.
Now comes the part where bringing nothing with me bit me on the butt. No change of clothes, no towel, no change of shoes. Cold and wet after the shower, luckily I had worn a singlet and bathers underneath my official Tomatina tshirt, so I looked quite clean apart from a couple of chunks of stubborn tomato stuck in my hair.
However when we got the bus area in time for our ...
... Usain Bolt" at the ONE black guy who was attempting to climb the pole. Pete tried to get a "Mild racism" chant going but this suprisingly didn't get going. Spain - cultural capital of the world, where people of race are resigned to selling pink hats out of a suitcase.
No one got to the ham so everyone just shook the pole until it fell off. Take that hundreds of years of tradition.
At 11am the cannon was fired in the distance marking the beginning. I had made ...
... back to the monastery while I, because of my foot, took the funicular back down the mountain.
I wish I had more exciting information about this mornings tour but I'm either tired or I just wasn't that excited about the Black Madonna. So now we're headed back to Barcelona for lunch and then a visit to Guadi's Sagrada Familia.
So until later today, luv to all,
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking