#12 Sunday 2 June

Early train Barcelona to Montserrat (serrated mountain) then the Cremallera (rack railway) to the Monastery

  • to see the Black Madonna
  • to view the ‘Red Book of Montserrat’
  • to walk

    first sighting of this magic mountain

the Basilica

looking up

the funicular ride up from the monastery to Saint Joan

walking and the signs of early summer

higher and higher

as we descendedPHOTO_20190602_131458

lunch

Great day even if the ‘Red Book’ was under lock and key and the tourists were prolific and the day was hot; so good to walk; so interesting to watch the rock climbers scale the seemingly smooth and crevice-free mountains; so good to be free and happy and to have made the pilgrimage to see the Black Madonna.

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