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... across the river to Spain and its fortified town of Tui.
The place has so many layers of defenses, it took a while to walk up to the top. Once in the town, you are greeted by numerous shops and stalls all selling towels and linen (nothing else). Couldn't believe ...
... is back on board, another good evening and our first show! Sue Denning the cruise director is doing her one woman show which is wonderful, where the woman gets her energy is amazing. She is all over the ship, she is on the dockside ( in the stilettos ) seeing everyone off when we dock, she is the voice on the muster and crew drills, introduces the shows and replies to the "attention to detail" cards! A standing ovation is truly ...
... old buildings flanking them lean this way and that... and every now and again there is a house missing; the gap filled with great iron girders and the sides of the houses on either side of the gaping hole sprayed with a cack coloured foam. It has the appearance of a missing tooth.
Or indeed several.
The old part of town is built on a very steep hill. Having walked down to the harbour first, we then disappeared up a flight of very steep, old, ...
... laid aside for further investigation, so I joined the queue, where everyone was furiously trying to re-pack their luggage, having had it rifled.
"Never goes back as easily, does it?" I said to a poor girl who was trying to stuff all her personal effects back into her bag in full view of everyone.
Mine was duly passed as fit and we were allowed through.
Just time for a coffee, some catch up phone calls and to write a sniffy letter to ...
... states" through this door came the pilgrims from Portugal on their way to Santiago". I'd met a few pilgrims walking the Portuguese way from Lisbon , O Porto and from Tui, which is at the border.
Tomorrow I'll leave Santiago back to Madrid and then on Friday home.
My posting have been hurried and very sloppy, full of spelling errors, I do apologize for that. As the days go by I'll try to add to the postings, both my thoughts and ...