Monthly Archives: May 2016

Men in Black

On John’s schedule our next port of call was due to be Blanes, but we decided to make up some lost time by putting in a longer stretch to Palamos. We set off just before eight and all was calm … Continue reading

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Sagrada Familia

Before we had set off for Girona John had finally managed to book us tickets to see the Sagrada Familia. We had a window of entry between eleven thirty and eleven forty five, with the chance of going up the … Continue reading

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Flower Festival

Our hotel here is very smart. Everything is brown, tan and minimalist except for the display in reception. Right in the center of the space pastel coloured paper lanterns, metal birdcages and dried flowers hang over a rectangle of artificial … Continue reading

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Mega Train

In a bid to escape the gloom we are off to visit Girona. It is about a hundred and forty kilometers from here, but John did a bit of research and found the fast train covers this distance in just … Continue reading

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Catching Up With the Mending and Sunday Lunch

The wind has arrived and we are back sleeping in the front. It has dried the decks, so John pulled out the cockpit cover to provide us with a dry awning before the rains come back tomorrow. Unfortunately another of … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain Go Away

We are probably going to be here much longer than we planned. It is raining. Storms are forecast, with a drop in the wind on Saturday, but then there will be persistent rain, which probably means poor visibility. Our last … Continue reading

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In Search of Gaudi

Lara had been with us on our last visit to Barcelona, when we flew home from here two years ago. She had been keen to see some of Gaudi’s building works and we had toured the first important house he … Continue reading

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