So we’ve erected a new signpost indicating where we are off the C63 just north of the Sant Feliu de Pallerols.

Well, in all honesty we have never had a signpost to La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda in all of the time we have been open.  This has not been because we haven’t wanted one, it has largely been down to the local ‘red tape’ involved in having one put up

Unlike in Britain you can’t simply erect a sign (and I guess there there are limitations as to what is permitted) and that is it.  Having said that, I have a strong suspicion that as with many things here what is allowed and what is done are often not exactly the same….ya know whot I mean!

I hope never to make another reference to a trite reality show boy band, but following a the train of thought re-indications and roads what do I hear on the radio this afternoon but Cream’s ‘Crossroads’ with the supreme guitar picking of Eric Clapton.  So with a little wandering of the mind up popped Squeeze’s ‘Up The Junction’, Saw Doctors’ Irish road trip hit ‘N17’, Chuck Berry’s version of ‘Route 66’  and for a bit of METAL Deep Purple’s ‘Highway Star’.

I’ve digressed way too far, so back to the signpost.   The old one read, ‘Sant Miquel de Pineda 0.5km’.   The new one reads ‘St Miquel de Pineda’ with 2 icons added – one of a church, the other indicating us with the symbol for ‘Turisme Rural’.  A subtle change eh! but clarity is everything.

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So it’s clear now.  Follow the arrow up the hill and you’ll be with us in a couple of minutes.  See you soon.

 

 

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