Everyone, but everyone has told us that we have to go out to Cap de Creus.
They were utterly right.
It was very nearly a perfect day for it, sunny, windy, cold and clear. The water is beautiful the rocks are amazing. It is the tail ends of the Pyrenees disappearing into the Med. Dalí spent a lot of time out there. Something commendable in a freakish man.
First we stopped in Cadaqués. My Mom was hungry and my kids were car sick. Besides that, it's beautiful. In a weird moment of 'casualitat' or coincidence, we ran into people we know in the smokey little nothing bar where we ate.
Doorway, may look a mite familiar. Used it in the painting of the day. I love doorways.
I have to admit I also like narrow walkways. The light seems to be bright in a weird way. The photos often seem weirdly washed out. I hope it wasn't the camera.
Cap de Creus, looking not nearly as windy as the day was. The sea looks nice and blue doesn't it. Goodness gracious, but I loved this place.
It also had the most amazing geological formations. This is a quartz intrusion, quite large. In many ways it reminded us of the Bahamas, though rather colder. Harsh rocky windblown land with little or no soil or vegetation.
More rocks, I love the shapes of them all....
Hell's cove. On a really good day with the waves blowing in here it would be quite something.
Mountain chains. There was an old monastery up there which has since been converted to a restaurant. Good to know for the future. Nice view. There was an old guy, well, not really all that old, but a weathered guy building walls. I felt a little intrusive taking his photo, so I didn't. Sorry.
More views. I love mountains and the sea together. Ahhh.
We stopped off in Port Lligat where Dalí had a house that is now a museum. We arrived at 5:06. As we walked over I figured that the place would either be just opening or just closing. Just closing. Masses of chilly Frenchmen waiting around outside. And this fish sculpture. Have to go back. Do a Dalí tour so to speak. Though I am not really all that sure that I like his work.
Cap de Creus was the best bit I have to admit. There were a million walking trails. Wonder if I could go spend a month out there sometime.
That would be wonderful.