AC Hotel Palacio Universal by Marriott
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Travel Blogs from Vigo
... 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 ...
... corn which tasted pretty good. There was the Iglesia de Peregrinos and the Basilica Santa Maria and San Francisco monasterio that we visited and after a couple of hours we had seen most of the old town so we were pleased to get the bus back and head for the beach for a change. We stayed there with hundreds of young girls and boys that were all on the beach cause it was a holiday in Spain but it was nice and the water crystal clean, a little cold but that ...
... selling the homemade liqueurs that you can apparently sell without a license here as long as you're only doing so from your own home.
We've decided to spend another night here so we can get this most out of such a beautiful little place (and the free wi-fi certainly doesn't hurt...) After that we're heading down to the next ria, before we find that we've spent the whole summer in this corner of Spain.
*read gentle, relaxing
... and if it hadn't been for the fact that we were waiting for a package to arrive for us in the marina here in Vilagarcia we might well not have left.
However we've also had a wander around Vilagarcia today, which isn't stupefyingly lovely but is perfectly pleasant, and has some strikingly attractive bits in its parks. We'll probably hang around this ria for a few more days then head south to the next one, Ria de Pontevedra, for more lazing around in the sun.
... spent a lovely afternoon wandering the streets listening to the buskers, many of whom were pipers and bagpipers. Some sort of demonstration was going on at one one stage. No idea what it was about as I couldn't read the placards but I suspect it was something about conservation of the river. The rain came down that evening so after dinner spent the evening writing with an Irish coffee in the cosy lounge of Hotel Rias Bajas. What a tough life ...