Ciudad de Vigo
Travel Blogs from Vigo
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 ...
... to Portugal (which only takes 30mins) we looked around an old fort and walked through the little village. Then drove along the coast then back over to Spain. We then drove up this hill (BIG HILL) and looked at a Celtic settlement. We then drove to a really nice sea front town. It's been such a lovely trip. Sun, sea, shopping and friends ...
A busy, mid-sized port on the Atlantic Coast, Vigo is located just north of Portugal and is Galicia's largest and most industrialised city, dating back to Roman times.
Day 13 VIGO 9:30am – 2:30pm
VIGO The Border Country
We arrived this morning into the Spanish city of Vigo. This city has been a major Galician port for centuries and instrumental in the rise of the Spanish Empire. Galleons loaded with gold ...
Today, for the celebration of Corpus Christi, the people of A Guarda create stunning flower carpets on many of their streets. This morning, at 1 am, preparations were on their way, laying stencils with the designs, drawing the guidelines, and laying the flower materials that become the carpet. At that time, the streets were illuminated like if it was ...
... of the day was spent in the sun and wind surfing. By dinner I was really exhausted, but in a good way. We also had a little leak under the sink, so Eduardo and Jessica had to come and make a quick fix. It rained in the evening so no walks this evening. Spent time packing and watching a little tv. Alyssa figured out how to change the language so we could watch American TV in English... A really nice treat! Tomorrow we head back to ...
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