Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Palamós, Cataluña, Spain

Jun 5, 2013 - July 2012: La Fosca, Costa Brava, Spain

July 2012 A Month on the Beach in Spain …. What luxury! Annabel and I had been planning this time together for many moons now! I think we talked about spending a month together at our Mum’s 80th birthday party 3 or 4 years back. We joked that we could spend it in Greece, all our kids love the ‘Mumma Mia’ movie and the images it evoked were exactly what we were looking for. However, despite the Greek financial crisis, their holiday homes were not at bargain bucket prices and as we started to look into it, we found it all too expensive so we...

Jump to full entry

Trip Journal

The Crichton Times

Nov 27, 2007 - Old Haunts Revisited

Drove down in the direction of Palamos to see if we could find Val LLobrega as Marion was keen to try to find the village and the villa she had family holidays in as a teenager in 1973 and 4 ( may have been 1972 and 3). The holiday was memorable for the Forest fire in the hills behind the village when the fire engine came and sucked the water out of the pool and flying boats and helicopters could be seen picking up water from the sea and dropping it on the fire. The village is now somewhat bigger and the villa is still there although the...

Jump to full entry

Jul 25, 2005 - Barcelona, Spain

Before leaving Barcelona, we decided to spend the majority of the day seeing more of the city. We went downtown where we visited more of Gaudi's work, buildings that seemed to drip and twist in various odd shapes. We also walked down Las Ramblas, a famous street which probably has the most street performers in the world. I guess instead of street performers I should say human statues, since that was about all there was. About every thirty feet was a different human statue dressed to the hilt. It was pretty funny. I don't know where they get...

Jump to full entry