ATH Gran Hotel Samil
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A brisk walk took us to the high point of Vigo. The Castro complex at the top of the hill overlooking the Ria de Vigo.
The views are great and you can imagine the great sea battles of yesteryear with canon balls being shot at the galleons below.
There is also the remains of where ...
On the way to the bus station, the heavens opened and Galician rain fell. When it rains in Galicia, it really rains! I was wearing a rain jacket but my legs were soon saturated.
At the bus station, there was a little shop selling trousers and jeans for €5 and so I quickly tried on a pair and bought them as a spare in case I get caught out for a third time in Vigo.
My heart goes out to all pilgrims on the Camino this morning. Set off 8am weather dull but pleasant, met up with the Irish contingency and chatted for a Kilometre or 3, suddenly with no warning rain just dropped from the sky, we were soaked before we had chance to get our coats out. Three hours later walking through woodland with water dripping off the trees we spotted a cafe coffee and toast. Then the Sun came ...
... one was docked in the harbour.
You can tell the Brits by their clothing - hopelessly attired for torrential rain in T shirts, shorts and plimsolls. I noticed at least 12 sellers of umbrellas on the various roads leading from the old city and port area back to the city centre.
A bit of a wash out day as they say.
... some things for Christmas. We found a Zara home and bought some Christmas decorations. The nice weather was rather short lived as it soon began to pour down! It was like monsoon season. I've never seen rain like it! We ended up buying umbrellas and ponchos! We still looked as if we'd swam from Southampton to Vigo though! We attempted to return to the ship however the queue for re embarkation was from the gangways ...