Valencia Day Two

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We took the metro into Valencia this morning. It’s always a bit of an adventure using a metro for the first time as they all have their quirks. Our station is the penultimate one, and there are only a couple of trains per hour. We arrived about five minutes early… Read more »

Valencia Day One

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Yes, we decided to come to Valencia! The aires with electricity between Tarragona and Valencia  are few and far between, and things were going to get tricky without the electric to charge all our gadgets. By coming to Valencia now, we can book the van in to get the USB… Read more »

Cambrils

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This morning we made the short drive to Tarragona. It’s quite a large coastal town, and on the drive in there were signs for the Centro Histórico. As these typically have very narrow streets, we headed away in a different direction and parked up on the sea front. After a… Read more »

Bellvei de Penedes

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We’d been told that the Sitges children’s carnival would take place in the afternoon, so we pottered around in the morning and had lunch in the van before walking into town. It was a beautiful sunny day, but at this time of year it gets rather chilly in the evening,… Read more »

Cervera

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We’re parked up on a another free aire, this one is about 100km from Barcelona. Like most of the free aires, it’s very basic, just a glorified car park with water and waste disposal facilities, but that’s all we need. We spent the morning in Alquézar, walking around the town…. Read more »

Alquézar

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The drive to Alquézar took about three hours. In the UK I’d have stopped half way for a coffee and a rest after a couple of hours, but here is Spain the driving is so much easier. We haven’t seen a traffic jam yet, let alone sit in one, the… Read more »

Calatayud – Day Two

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Our original plan for today was to go to a historic old town called Daroca, about 40km from Calatayud, and then meander back to Calatayud (yes, we’re working in km now, even our satnav has been converted!).  There’s a place called Belchite, near Zaragoza, which I’ve had on my list… Read more »

Calatayud

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It was grey and overcast first thing this morning, and rather cold with a slight frost. We’d decided that today we would follow the route of El Cid in the direction of Zaragoza, which was recommended to us by the lady in the tourist office yesterday. It was a good… Read more »