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... with a small pine forest inside. Neil & Valerie have a better head for heights than us and walk along the battlements for a while. The port is very quaint and there are lots of small shops and cafes, the shops are mainly closed as it is Sunday but we have a coffee and small tapas at La Boqueria which is a must to revisit as the meals being served to the wholly Spanish clientele looked wonderful and smelt even better.
... to pay to pee. Chocolate was on the itinerary...luckily we found a shop and picked up two bars. That ought to last us a few minutes. Maybe even until we get to Spain. Boarding the plane was funny. People started waiting in line 30 minutes before they were supposed to start boarding. We sat on the floor and waited. After we handed in our boarding pass, we walked down to what we expected to be the plane. It was a bus to the plane! That's a first. ...
... decked out in smoky black and it is like walking in a ghost tunnel. There are tiny lights under the stairs, but it is not obvious.
In the town, the steps (of which there are zillions and we seemed to do most of them today) have not had the yellow paint treatment either.
Some flights of steps going up to the castle had disintegrated half way up... none had safety handrails, and not a splish of yellow paint anywhere. No warning signs near ...
One of the sillier word games we have played for some time goes a bit like this.
We are sitting in a cafe, (or wherever) and Nick reckons it is time we moved on, so says in a questioning way, "Vigo?" and for ages, I would reply "Porrr-tooo-gal!" with a smirk.
Oh! The sheer excitement of us Baby Boomers!
However, a while ago that we both realised that *shock, horror* Vigo is not in Portugal at all, but Spain! So when we came to look at a map ...
... states" through this door came the pilgrims from Portugal on their way to Santiago". I'd met a few pilgrims walking the Portuguese way from Lisbon , O Porto and from Tui, which is at the border.
Tomorrow I'll leave Santiago back to Madrid and then on Friday home.
My posting have been hurried and very sloppy, full of spelling errors, I do apologize for that. As the days go by I'll try to add to the postings, both my thoughts and ...
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