Travel Blogs from Vivero
... inshore and enjoyed the
evening at anchor.
We followed the guidebooks suggestion
and decided to enter the Ria proper. It was a little problematic as
the sandbanks tend to move, but Gen did a wonderful job getting us
I was at the front of the boat and
couldn't tell due to the ...
... schools but did
not want to take the bait. Not happy with this fishing marlacky!!
We anchored in a lovely spot in Ria del
Barquero. There were two chaps in their boats showing us how
traditional fishing was done. We attempted in our way fishing and
surprisingly caught one mackerel. That's two now in 3 months –
that's something of an achievement for ...
We were toying with the idea of going
back to the anchorage off Castropol but decided to continue on to the
next Ria. We got a lovely sail in and enjoyed the coast line.
We anchored off Viveiro and enjoyed the
music coming from the seafront. Whilst relaxing we noticed a lone
dolphin swimming about checking out the ...
... town (Ribedeo). Very different to other
towns / villages we've been to, but this is more of a hub rather than
a tourist town.
Whilst sitting in the cockpit watching
the world go by we watched one (French) yacht attempting to come in
onto the pontoon beside us. It was struggling dearly as they had
lost power due to probably diesel bug and were wrongly instructed, ...
... a farce, like in A Coruņa, where a long stretch of a main street with huge buildings tries to promote this Galician feature.
Next to the villages, there are small cities like Betanzas and Pontedeume, with charming old quarters where modernity is hemmed by the small scale and narrow streets. Maybe fortunately so; the Galicians still like a slow ...
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