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... we were continually having to watching the wind and our direction in case we needed to alter the sails abruptly or put the engine on when we stopped moving altogether.
It only got worse as we left the shelter of the Ria de Pontevedra and got out into more open sea. There were still headlands and islands everywhere and, combined with a fair old bit of swell and the wake of lots of speedboats, the waves were confused ...
... and finished the evening outside our caravan. 24th The sky was blue again so the day started good. We got the bus of 11:08 which went into the centre of Pontevedra. We walked around and found all kind of little old streets with hidden squares with terraces, café's and small restaurants which served "pulpe" octopus, so of course we had to try a dish which we never had tried before called Empanada de maíz con mejillones y pulpo made of octopus and mussels covered ...
... just as I'd got out of the water, we spotted a dolphin in the anchorage! Hoorah! we cried and dived for the camera, soon spotting perhaps five or six more dotted about between the boats. As we watched, they came closer and closer, until they were only a few feet away from the boat, and I was cursing myself for having left the water when I did. Everyone on the boats around us was on deck watching the display, all of us enchanted no matter how ...
... to paddle towards or away from them.
Not long after that we headed over to the Ria de Arousa, where we are now, and settled down just off a beach near a town called Ribeira, where we ended up staying for a week. It was pretty much perfect; the sun shone every day with wonderful intensity, the beach was long and sandy and there was a Lidl about ten minutes walk away.
We also met another British couple (with a dog!) there, and later 2-Blue turned ...
... any gradual depth. They were all big lined holes in the ground. Ian had fun on the playground, as he didn’t think the frigid cold water was so much fun. And Elyse LOVED the ankle deep 'coy pond.’ But Amelie and Oliver were not so amused.
Nonetheless, we were able to coax all of them out of the water with the promise of meeting Roxy in just a few, short hours! The inland drive was beautiful, green, and curvy. It felt ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet