Category Archives: Spain

Barcelona

May 28, 2018 Our rest days in Girona were at an end, and we were heading back to Barcelona for our first days in Spain. We were the only guests at Bells Oficis so we chatted with our host Xavi … Continue reading

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Girona

May 26, 2018 We met Winn for the breakfast buffet at 8 am; Rob was still there because his flight was delayed so we chatted with him for a while until he had to leave. Our plan was to share … Continue reading

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Birding around Lecina

May 23, 2018 This morning we were doing something a bit different. After breakfast we started walking up the road out of the village, looking for woodland birds. It was a nice walk and there were a lot of woodland … Continue reading

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Birding in the Pyrenees

May 20, 2018 Today was our first full day in the Pyrenees. In the morning we went up to one of the local hiking trails in quest of the fabled Wallcreeper. The trail was connected to the long-distance GR-11 trail … Continue reading

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Birding for larks in Aragón

May 17, 2018 … and now we headed away from the coast, up through Catalunya. We stopped at Flix and had coffee while the leaders took Chris to the medical clinic to get his injured eye looked at. But the … Continue reading

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Birding in the Ebro Delta

May 16, 2018 Today was the first of two days in the Ebro delta, and there was no early-morning excursion. We all set off in the two vans after breakfast and before long we were out of the town. This … Continue reading

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Birding in central Spain

May 14, 2018 Both of us had a terrible night’s sleep; Paul’s throat was sore and his nose was either plugged or running, and Rosemary’s allergies were still raging. But the tour must go on, so we were back in … Continue reading

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