Palacio Garcia Quijano
Travel Blogs from Los Corrales de Buelna
... the swell pushed us onwards. As we surfed down one particularly large wave we hit 10 knots - the first time we've made it into double digits!
When we were perhaps five miles from San Vicente's entrance the wind began to pick up; when it reached 14 knots apparent we decided this was more than we should expect our spinnaker to put up with and pulled it down, sailing the last couple of miles under white ...
... both of these problems were removed if you allowed the six year old boy to bury you in sand.
It was gloriously sunny today with nary a cloud in the sky as I backed out of our berth, accidentally leaving Mister Kitty stranded on the pontoon and having to go back for him so he could hop back on board. It wasn't the most graceful exit in general; as I rounded the corner of the pontoons Mister Kitty pointed out a red buoy, intending to make sure I'd seen it, but I thought he ...
... Other campers came to see what we were doing, no one spoke English. But they marvelled at our 1km of strawberries we were eating. Who knew eating strawberries could be so messy. They got warm in the sun, and we weren't paying much attention....delicious! Still stuck in our cloths tho.
After dinner we went for a walk around the headlands and got back to the tent just in time. The thunder, lightning and rain are perfect to fall asleep to.
In the ...
... the sun or eating. The white walls are all covered in climbing roses, the gardens were immaculate and large, the ocean is crystal clear and inviting (until you touch the 12 degree water), and the whole town feels happy.
We walked until we found a little cafe serving coffee.... Now was the time to try our words. We said what we thought meant "we would like two black coffees please, no milk", and out came two black coffees with no milk... Win! They were the smallest coffees ...
... head phones so you could listen to the radio, and we all got a gift when we got off. Northern Spain is BEAUTIFUL!!! It's so green and lush. The lollies are also delicious....but the country side is stunning. The drive up the coast line was great. Clear blue ocean, dark cliff faces, lush green vegetation which was so dense that the mountains looked like heads of broccoli. There were sheep everywhere, and it was obvious we had left France ...
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking