Hotel Brisa da Lanzada
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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 ...
... town seemed empty and we were the only punters in the restaurant, but the food was excellent and the waiter did eventually smile. I think his shoes had glue on the bottom of them, as he seemed unable to lift them off the floor, but only shuffle. Or maybe he had had a long day.
So had we, climbing up all those steps.
Back through the deserted dark alleyways, to the funky hotel, which seems part of a distinctly different world altogether.
... themselves from the many layers of clothing they had on. They still set the beeper off, and had to be taken one by one into the very smart and new fangled body scanner, before being let through and allowed to re-dress.
From there, they queued to collect their hand luggage which had gone through the scanner and been "set aside" for further procedures.
Although the airport staff were almost all also from the Indian sub-continent or ...
... 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 ...