Friends, Scenery, Food and Wine: Nothing Better on Earth


We arrived in Spain two days ago and have been in Pratdip with our friends Salvador and Marta. They live in Pratdip, a mountainous area which is exceedingly beautiful.

Yesterday Salvador took us on a drive through the Priorat area to view a hermitage high upon a mountain and then to view many vineyards. First, let’s visit Siurana, the land of princesses. The last Muslim stronghold of Catalunya.

I do not have words to describe the beauty of the area, only pictures. Above some of the doorways were signs to describe the owners of the place. Here we find the puppeteer…maybe his name was Gepetto? I don’t know so I will let my imagination dream.

You can read about Siurana here: The Land of Princesses

Following our walk through the hermitage we drove to the cellars of Scala Dei, stopping, of course, to take in many vistas of vineyards along the route and to enjoy an afternoon respite.

If you are ever in the region, stop in to Scala Dei Cellars and have a sampling of very good vino. 

For now I will leave you with…Bon Dia



Published by Along the Way: life begins at home yet our door is forever open to adventure, new places and new people. Welcome to our travels around the world.

This blog is really about us, my husband Rick and I and our travels. We are retired with grown children and two granddaughters. We travel...exhilarating in new experiences and places and all that each day holds. We believe that life begins to fade once we fail to live into it anymore. So come along the way with us and enjoy the journey too!

4 thoughts on “Friends, Scenery, Food and Wine: Nothing Better on Earth

  1. Spectacular …..great shot of the cliffs/ valley of the Siurana valley. Keep up the good work,and travel well.

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  2. Hi Di and Rick. Loving your comments and photos. We are not to far away. We are cycling in the Loire River valley in central France. Yes Rick, I have been busy and it looks like you as well. Thanks again for sharing. Keep writing and roaming. Charlie


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