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A couple of good reasons for heading out to the far west are that we have never been to this part of Spain and this is the area where they produce Abariņo wine, one of Jo's favourites. Unlike the south this is very green as it is kept cooler and wetter by the Atlantic weather systems.
First stop was the supermarket in Vigo to buy some local wine. Yes you can do wine tours, and we have done a few, but if all you want to do is try ...
... the border the time is displayed on an overhead gantry. It says it is 11.50 but by my watch it is 12.50. Suddenly it clicks and we realise that Portuguese time is an hour behind Spanish. So we have gained an hour and are now ahead of the original schedule. Sometimes you make your own luck, and sometimes it just happens when you least deserve it. We are staying a few miles out in the country from Ponte de Lima. We go to the town on the way so I can buy Kathleen her first beer in ...
... br> I generally only upload about 5 pictures a day but when I get home I may add more from the big cities I've visited.
Train around 18:00 back to Espinho and taxi to site as we wanted to get to Vigo before bars closed! One has to have one's priorities.
Quick showers and have drivers water bottles topped up and hit the road at 19:30. Used toll roads tonight but it was a beautiful drive. It is very much mountainous terrain all ...
... are willing to pay a lot of money to hear him perform and his concerts usually sell out. But the expectation of people on the way to work that morning was not to hear a concert violinist, and many walked by without even noticing there was someone playing. Managing my own expectations is a constant challenge and it is something of which I am usually not aware. So tomorrow, my goal is to walk with an open mind and high expectations of seeing beauty all around ...
... people – we chose something called Freedom Dining so you can just get seated anytime, with anyone, it’s the perfect way to meet more people and stuff your face. To give you an idea of the food available; we had a pre-starter of soup (fancy soup) followed by Salmon, and my main was Lamb Shank, and MY GOD it was out of this world – in fact all the food is ridiculously delicious. The ship is basically one big all you can eat, but ...