- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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On Friday we set off south for the next ria down, the Ria de Vigo. This is one of the most built up rias, as it houses Vigo, probably the largest city in the area.
It was beautifully sunny, but the wind was bizarre; always in the wrong place and dropping from a good, sailable speed to nothing seemingly at random. The result was the what should have been a relaxed, short sail down to the next ria became unnecessarily ...
... 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 ...
... where our pilot guide promised two separate anchorages close enough to conveniently dinghy to shore. Well, one anchorage was too small to comfortable house more than one boat, and there was already a boat there when we arrived, and the other was full of steel mooring buoys, leaving no real room to anchor unless you didn't mind the side of your boat clanging into a lump of metal in the night.
Funnily enough, as we approached a ...
... 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.
... style dresser of gleaming dark wood and a huge bed fitted with crisp white cotton sheets. The friendly lady who made up the room wore a starched uniform and the waiters in the exceptionally good restaurant attached to the hotel wore waistcoats and bow ties as they glided around the tables. It felt very refined and old fashioned and the staff couldn't do enough to help with anything at all. Almost didn't want to leave the hotel haha. However, ...