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Pals

On Saturday we set off at 10 am for the 11 mile bike ride to Pals, a well preserved Gothic town to the east of Girona. Our route is in red. We just retraced our steps on the homeward leg.

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Posted in - Spain, 2015 Spring, Catalonia, L'Estartit, Pals, Torroella de Montgri

Get close to the Piglet

The sun has returned and Colin was straight out there working on his tan. We saw this boy circling over one of the reserves by the campsite, from the early morning walk. Marsh Harrier? It looks a bit like the

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Posted in - Spain, 2015 Spring, Catalonia, L'Estartit

The Rain in Spain

Sunday was a bit wet and we cycled in to L’Estartit with Rosie and Tony, through the floods. A lagoon had appeared , engulfing the cycle path, where a stream which normally crossed under the cycle way had become blocked

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Posted in - Spain, 2015 Spring, Catalonia, L'Estartit

Two Cats in a Boat

We arrived here at Camping Les Medes in Cataluña, one of our favourite sites, on Wednesday and found a nice corner for Mavis next to the garden and tennis court. Thursday was still sunny, and after a quick tennis knockabout

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Posted in 2015 Spring, Catalonia, L'Estartit

L’Estartit to Narbonne Plage

We are heading home to the UK; the next few posts may only be of interest to other boring old gaffers with motorhomes who like to ramble along slowly, and like to read about stopovers and routes through France. Yesterday

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Posted in - France, - Spain, 2014 Autumn, Catalonia, L'Estartit, Languedoc-Roussillon, Narbonne Plage, RouteNorththroughFrance, Routes

My Boyfriend has a Yellow Head.

We are becoming goat’s cheese salad connoisseurs. This is the version from a cafe in Torroella. There is a warm (grilled?) chunk of ‘Chèvre de Cabra’ on a generous pile of lettuce, raisins and walnuts, dressed with olive oil and

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Posted in - Spain, 2014 Autumn, Catalonia, L'Estartit, Torroella de Montgri

Cala Callela…The Assault Course

We had another shot at the coastal path today. We locked our bikes up outside the local Oficina de Turismo and walked up the steep path to this viewpoint, the Cap de la Barra. It is about 100 metres above

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Posted in - Spain, 2014 Autumn, Catalonia, L'Estartit

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