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... occupied this fort in Valencia do Minho and how it went about its business. The number of gun ports, magazines, sentry posts and cobbled roadways between linking them all means it must have been a bustling post in its day.
Today, only the outer walls remain and the inner buildings are now occupied by retail businesses, the majority of which are devoted to the textile industry – table linen, bed linen and lace. There ...
... s wife had passed suddenly about 2 years before, and her husband about 10 months before. Her friend called out of the blue and said he was going, and thought it would be good for her, too. She had never heard of the Camino, and really didn't know him more than a few Facebook interactions after each spouse passed away. He said that miracles happen - she decided to go, too. Along the way, they began to fall in love. At one point, they stopped to take a picture at some old ...
Sadly we left Combarro and headed south for the next Ria. There was little bit of wind so we got a pretty decent sail in.
We anchored in one of the first bays, it was quite crowded actually. Being a weekend the beach was full of people - mostly naked people we discovered after settling in. Not because of the sights but due to the swell we reanchored closer to the headland where we hoped there would be less rolling about.
The following morning ...
... going to the old town -some 2 miles away so we took a taxi.
The old town is great, comparable to Santiago but with less churches and more administrative buildings. There was a mixture of styles. Very atmospheric - we finding that towns /villages are alive between 12 and 3pm (i.e. while shopping and eating) and then they are like ghost towns until ...
... advantage of the situation.
For the rest of the day we did basically nothing but enjoy the day, the sunshine and the lovely view.
On Monday at low water, there were loads of "official / registered" cocklers on the beach. In the morning I also saw three dolphins exploring the area - magical! The weather has changed a lot - its now damp and miserable but we need to move ...