Shortly after arriving in Spain, we drove all the way out to the Roses peninsula. It’s a 2 lane road about 18 km long with a rotary every km. If they were 4-way stop lights, the ride would’ve taken 45 minutes. As it was it took about 30. We drove all the way through the town of Roses and into a residential area before we saw the first sign for our hotel, “Hotel Vistabella *****”. Those stars don’t really represent reality. It’s a wonderful hotel, and perfect for the site. The Four Seasons would stick out like a sore thumb here, so this is really how it should be.
After we checked in, we walked down the hill to a beach-front cafe. It was packed because of the free Wi-fi. We had some beer, fried calamari, and milkshakes. Yummy beach food! Just as we were leaving to walk back up the hill, “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)” began playing in the background. I have no idea what that means…I just thought it was nice.