Melia Maria Pita
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- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Conference facilities
- Concierge desk
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In the end, come Friday morning I was relieved to see the back of Camping San Francisco. It could be so quiet and peaceful at times, but come nightfall through until midnight young children (some looked no more than age 5) ran amok, playing hide and seek around the cramped pitches, shrieking, bumped into our caravan on more than one occasion. I am all for families and their offspring ...
... of must see places...A Coruna or La Coruna as it's sometimes called. Another base for the huge fishing trawlers but what I did not know that it is a huge crowded city and commercial shipping port too.
Security was strict so no close up of harbour but I was happy that I came to visit.
Finding somewhere to park for the night nearby proved a bit of a headache, the Aire in the book near the city was too isolated. There was ...
We set off from Vilalba to visit la Corunna. When we arrive we go first to see the Torre de Hercules. It is the oldest working lighthouse in the world. It was originally built by the Romans and restored in the 19th Century. You can climb to the top but Kathleen wasn't keen for some reason. Then we had a walk round the old town and stopped at a nice bar for some "albondigas" for lunch. We ...
Breakfast pancakes and fruit, then a short workout on the treadmill. Booked haircut for next sea day 9am. Salsa and line dancing today followed by a land discoveries sales pitch. Wine and cheese tasting with sales pitch for future cruises then an interesting presentation on the Norwegian Fiords Cruise that goes way north where the sun does not set in July. My cold is getting better tonight. We have entered the wide River and will dock at midnight. Sunset will be about ...
... then off to explore on foot. We knew there was a thing called the Hercules tower and we headed for today's history lesson. So the story goes, Julius Caesar landed here in 61BC and then the usual fights over the decades with the original tower built by the Romans in 1 AD. Those guys knew how to build things. In short it's the oldest working lighthouse in the world. We paid the €3 to climb to the top and well worth the view and ...