Monthly Archives: May 2016

Farewell to Catalonia

Nous sommes en Francais. We crossed over the border at eleven forty five this morning after retracing the route of our boat trip and then turning the corner and heading for St Cyprien. I already feel nostalgic about Spain. We … Continue reading

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Dipping a Toe in the Water

Today we finally made it to the beach. We cleaned the boat inside and out first and when there were no more jobs to be done set off with some water and our books to the little beach below the … Continue reading

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Cadaques

Today was fine, but Lyra still tossed about a bit. Not so fiercely as yesterday, but with the forecast of worse to come. I suggested the beach while it was still fine. John suggested a boat trip to Cadaques, a … Continue reading

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The Fort at Last

Saturday was a rough old night, we were tossed to sleep in a gigantic cradle and I was awoken at seven by the fishermen’s siren. Why they should want to be going out is beyond me. John slept through it, … Continue reading

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The Next Bay

Enthused by our first walk we were up early to venture further. As it was Saturday we headed up to the Fort again. It was still shut. We should have read the notice more carefully; it is only open from … Continue reading

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A Lovely Day

Today was a glorious day, one of the kind that makes you glad to be voyaging the high seas, able to visit such lovely places. It did not start well. We made our way round the bay away from town … Continue reading

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Away All Boats!

The weather is due to close in, so we were up early to be sure of making the next leg to Roses, even though it is only a short hop. All was still as we left the pontoon at quarter … Continue reading

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