Gran Hotel La Toja
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... day. We'd hoped to sail our way up the ria, but the wind was well and truly dead, so we chugged along slowly and admired the scenery.
We were heading under an enormous bridge to the Enseņada de San Simon, a large bay too shallow for most boats to navigate, but being a very shallow boat ourselves this wasn't a problem. After trundling about for a while trying to find the best spot, we anchored up at one end, houses ...
... cause the temperature had gone up to 28 again and the sun strong. We went back to the camping about 100 m from the beach around 7, had a shower and made some pasta which is always a good camping food, easy and tasty. Than we went for a walk on the boulevard and had a drink before going back to the camping. 25th We got our stuff together after breakfast and had a drive of 1 hour and a half to Santiago de Compostela where we found a camping 3 km out of the centre of the old ...
... every balcony and every roof, the little gardens are full of flowers and every so often you look down a little alleyway to your right and catch a glimpse of the bay beyond. Everywhere were these little raised stone huts, which at first we thought were shrines, then dovecots, and eventually decided must have been for storage, raised to keep away rats.
The little shops that lined the tiny streets were all clearly run out of people's ...
We've rather slowed down since I last updated this; the sun's come out and the days have become lazier.
We spent a few days in Muros and the ria around it, stopping in at Portosin for a couple of days before heading back to our previous anchorage, where An Incredible Thing happened.
I was out in the kayak exploring the nearby shallows, where the sun was dancing enticingly on the sand just below the water. I was on my way back to the boat when I saw ...
Pontevedra, situated on the north west of the Iberian Peninsula in part of the area popularly known as the Rias Baixas, is the capital of both the Comarca and Galicia. I would have to say this was one of the friendliest placest I have visited. Everyone from the taxi driver who helped me with my luggage to the hotel staff, people in shops, waiters and even buskers were up for a chat. I stayed in a lovely boutique hotel furnished with an ...
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