we got a guard dog for the Moli. A real killer mutt if ever there
was one. That is if dog saliva is deadly. After a bit of thought
we have decided to call him Dylan as we got him on a Monday (Dilluns
in Catalan). He spends his nights guarding the Moli and his days
chasing rabbits in the Barranc.
year we missed the Carnival celebrations as we were travelling backwards
and forwards from the UK. This time we managed to see the parade
in Tortosa which was a very noisy affair with a number of drum groups
trying to outdo each other.
Mas de Barberans, the childrens parade was slightly more subdued,
but the band put in an appearance which let our landlord Ximo blow
almond blossom was very good this month and it was difficult not
to spend my whole time taking pictures of it. On one clear day I
stopped om the new bridge and managed to get this shot of Tortosa
Parador despite the high winds. The next week I was tempted to try
out my new tripod again with this macro shot of one of the flowers
on our Finca.