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... we were continually having to watching the wind and our direction in case we needed to alter the sails abruptly or put the engine on when we stopped moving altogether.
It only got worse as we left the shelter of the Ria de Pontevedra and got out into more open sea. There were still headlands and islands everywhere and, combined with a fair old bit of swell and the wake of lots of speedboats, the waves were confused ...
... 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 ...
... a little dory who spoke fairly good English appeared beside us to regale us with the charms of the nearby marina. Free wi-fi! Lovely town! Only €23 a night! We ummed and ahhed while sitting in the middle of a field of buoys and I tried to stop the boat drifting into any of them, and quickly came to the same decision as the two British yachts that had arrived just ahead of us, and motored towards their visitor's pontoon. €23 was ...
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 ...
... well situated at the edge of the Zona Monumental, or old quarter, and much walking around the town was in store. I started off my first day with a walk along the river and the 12th century Burgo bridge which gives the city its name, stopping for a look at the bustling fish market before entering the old city. Pontevedra sits along the Portugese route of the way of St. James and has many beautiful churches including the rounded Baroque ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking