Barcelona, Spain

Photo album of St Josep Market, Barcelona, Spain Photo album of Gaudí’s Barcelona, Spain Photo album of Barcelona, Spain March 22-24, 2007 Early in the morning we pile into the car and head north from Tarragona north to the Barcelona airport. Why the airport? Well, it seemed the easiest place to return the rental car …

Morella and Tarragona, Spain

March 21, 2007 Photos of Morella, Spain After visiting Peñíscola, we headed inland on some secondary roads to Morella. The winding roads brought us high into the hills. It was 15C on the coast, but 4C in the hills, with a lot of wind and a few snow flakes. The town, cathedral, aqueduct, city walls, …

Peñíscola, Spain

March 20 & 21, 2007 Photos of Peñíscola, Spain After our mountain drive we headed up the coast for Peñíscola. Yes, Colan has run through every possible combination of joke on that one. We probably should have called ahead – a lot of the hotels were closed for the season. A bit of a ghost …

CV-20 to Montanejos, Spain

March 20th, 2007 Photos of CV-20 to Montanejos, Spain We all wanted to see some of the coast from Valencia to Barcelona, and the only way to do that was to rent a car. Herz was nearby, and we picked up a little Skoda for an expensive price, but full insurance. We all fit, and …

Valencia, Spain

March 16th to 20th, 2007 We came out of the dry plains surrounding Madrid to gentile hills and fertile valleys. It felt a lot like California, actually. The crops are varied, but much like the rest of the coast, the focus is definitely citrus. There is a reason why the Valencia orange bears this region’s …