Jardí Botànic Marimurtra Costa Brava is such a diverse region. From Blanes in the south to the French border in the north, this Catalonian region encompasses mountains and cliffs, plains and rough terrain, cities that manage to be simultaneously cosmopolitan and quaint. Here [...]
Lloret de Mar has a lovely setting with clean and pretty beaches, mysterious coves and beautiful gardens. It's lively, and popular with the young crowd.
Something is different in Catalonia. Independence flags wave from windows and balconies all over the region, long after the national day, 11 September.
Two memories of Girona stand out: a wonderful dusty old book shop - and the narrow alleys and stairs appearing around every corner.
In Barri Vell, the old town, narrow alleys and medieval stairs appear around every corner. Suddenly I stumble upon this wonderful, dusty antiquarian bookshop.