July 30, 2015 + Spain
Les Cols Pavellons – Olot
The Pavellons at Les Cols is not the hotel for everyone; we recommend reading other reviews before booking. For us it was a dream location, painful to leave and first in our hearts to return!
Miramar Restaurant in Girona
Instant happiness, when the brought out the amuse bouche: A collection of fragile, crunchy delights. Followed by breads so flaky and decadent, it was difficult not to over indulge.
Elegance emanates from the dining room overlooking the sea. In contrast to the stark whites and the long ocean; the plating is strongly influenced by the Catalan surrealistic artist artists from Joan Miró to Luis Buñuel and the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca.
La Garroxta – Girona
La Garroxta is an absurdly lush and lovley county in the province of Girona – just north of Barcelona- in northern Cataluña. While it is very small, there are many places to explore and all within close distance to each other!
Barceló Raval Hotel in Barcelona
When we first booked our hotels for our Barcelona trip, we decided to stay in a different area of town due to the proximity of the tourist circus , a previous bad experience at a Barcelo hotel in Turkey and the bad reputation of the Raval district. However, we decided to stay there for a couple of nights after our Garrotxa excursion (lovely!). To… Read More