It’s cool and rainy as i arrive in Figueres, Catalunya, on Easter Saturday. There are no processions, but eggs line the roof of the pink Dalí theatre museum, and visitors stand in line out the door into the plaza that bears the artist’s name. Salvador Dalí converted this theatre of the town of his childhood, […]Read more "Dalí 1 – Figueres Theatre"
From the red isilines bus on the Via Domitia, a first view of the snow capped Pyrenees brings chills. But those peaks are not where i am going. The transit terminal of Perpignan, down on the warm plain, is the transfer point for travel to Spain and everything else, and also the main city of […]Read more "The most southern wine region in France / Entering Catalonia"
After a fun final night in Marseille with my host and fellow traveler but on three hours of sleep, I depart this beloved Mediterranean city toward Spain with no fixed plans until Figueres on Saturday. My preferred next stop is Avignon, and a ride offer comes by my fellow couchsurfer and her fiancé. They have […]Read more "Crossing the south of France – Avignon, Nîmes, Montpellier, and the Via Domitia"