After the gray drizzle of Paris we took off to Sunny Spain. We were kind of beat from all the excitement (and walking!) so we avoided the big cities and concentrated on the Costa Blanca area. I've always enjoyed small beach towns and this part of Spain has some of the prettiest. First we visited The Meridian in El Vendrell just South of Barcelona:
I enjoyed the town as well; very peaceful and relaxing. It reminded me of a hybrid of Phoenix and The Outer Banks of North Carolina.