My wife and I did the Dali tri-vecta, his house, then his museum and then the drive to Pubol to visit La Pera, Gaia's Palace. By maddeningly traffic, missed turns, etc., we got to the ticket office half hour before closing and they wouldn't let us in. What to do? We had already paid for 11 nights in Barcelona, our 8th day into the stay and we didn't want to go back without seeing the Palace. A girl waiting Bar at the Can Bosch poured and excellent Grey Goose and Tonic, with the customary token of 3 small ice cubes in the chimney glass (note the Restaurant didn't open til' 7 and it's 5:30). She then called a B and B, drew us a map we went to check-in having secured dinner reservatons for 7:30. Our B and B mentioned in the rough guide was $59 Euro's, second floor private balcony and included full breakfast for two. Back to the Ca Bosch, the owner who only speaks Catalan has a huge 5' x 7' black and white photo on the wall with a small boy in front of a carriage with Dali and Gaia, it's him. He's now a grandpa. It's his granddaughter who is now the hostess and she does a wonderful job table waiting and visiting with guests. She went off to college in Scotland and came back to take the reins of Grandpa's Restaurant as the other immediate family members did not have the apptitude to do like wise. We ate the posted Menu of the evening; a Catalan version of Beef Wellington-DELISH, salad and Creme Burle', two roosters of house red intertwined with fabulous discussions enjoyed with both Grandpa,he still runs the kitchen, and Grandaughter who seemed to be everywhere at once without the slightest effort. One of those un-expected evenings you'll never forget. The tab would not be fair to publish, as we were treated more as long lost family than customers. Note; we don't speak Catalan and he didn't speak English, none of that mattered, the accomadations were newly re-furbished and the morning breakfast was splendid. The Castle/ Palace tour was a treat and all and all a favorite part of our trip. Go out of your way to see this place, S. Dali had lived in the house four years, a fire in the master suite spooked him into leaving this lovely place and there's more to the story....Visit and find out
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