Tag Archives: Restaurants

The alluring Calella de Palafrugell and Josep Pla

When a naive blogger -like me- decides to devote a bunch of posts to one of his favorite writers, a bunch of problems arise. First and foremost: In order to produce those posts, the blogger usually reads and re-reads tons … Continue reading

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Josep Pla and the little town of Palafrugell

I don’t know if Palafrugell is a little town or a big village. Subtleties in the English language are beyond my reach. What I am sure about is that Palafrugell is a very important location in the world of literature, … Continue reading

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Monells, Madremanya and the noisy 21st Century

I can hardly bear this noisy era. It is really disgusting. We are surrounded by all kinds of horrible noises. If I check my Merriam-Webster dictionary, I realize that the word “noise” has a myriad of synonyms. I am almost … Continue reading

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Restaurant Can Jepet (Setcases, Girona)

It is not too often that this blog devotes a specific post to one single restaurant. Whenever I talk about local food or restaurants it is usually within the context of a broader subject (ie: archeological sites, sunny beaches, medieval … Continue reading

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The Garrotxa’s Volcanic Zone: Dark Ages and bright skies

La Garrotxa is a little region (“comarca”) located somewhere between the Pyrenees Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain, Europe, planet Earth. In the center of this region, there is a Natural Park called Garrotxa’s … Continue reading

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Restaurant Can Roca (Esponellà, Girona)

It has been a long time since the great, wise, sensitive and trustworthy Covetotop dedicated a whole post to a single restaurant in his fabulous, mythical, groundbreaking and universally acclaimed blog. As a matter of fact, said last post was … Continue reading

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A little post about a little valley

Somewhere between the Pyrenees Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea -very inaccurately speaking- there is a little valley called “La Vall d’en Bas”. La Vall d’en Bas is beautiful and peaceful. Its soil is very fertile: veggies, fruits, flowers, cows, horses … Continue reading

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