Tag Archives: Spain

More surprises in Spain

We are back home in Daglan after a very short foray into northwestern Spain, as part of a vacation in Biarritz, on France’s southern Atlantic coast. (Okay, okay — we’ve been home for quite a while. Our vacation was actually … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Restaurant — the finale

This posting concludes a mini-series on our recent trip from our French village of Daglan to the northeast of Spain. Our vacation centred on Barcelona and the Costa Brava area, with the highlight being our September 23rd lunch at Girona’s … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Restaurant — the starters

This continues a mini-series of postings on our recent trip from Daglan,  for a vacation in Barcelona and the Costa Brava area of northeast Spain. In my last posting, I provided an introduction and overview comments on our September 23rd … Continue reading

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Surprises in Spain

We are just back home in Daglan after our first venture into the neighbouring country of Spain — which included a fabulous lunch at the world’s No. 1 restaurant, El Celler de Can Roca, in Girona. (Are you even slightly … Continue reading

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Spanish flavours and colours on French plates

You might think that Italy and Spain get fairly equal billing around here, since they both border France, but in Southwest France, including the Greater Daglan Area, Spain is ahead by a country mile. It’s not uncommon for full-time or … Continue reading

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