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... back and look at the memorials showing where the Pinta, the third of Columbus' ships landed back. There is a statue of a man leading a horse in very odd pose but we have no idea what this commemorates! We are driven back the scenic route along the coast and pass some lovely houses and beaches and a very lovely five star hotel before being dropped back in Vigo.
We make use of the free wifi in the cruise terminal and ...
... was good. The flight attendants were way too beautiful, and the drinks were way too expensive.
Arrivederci Italia...Hola Espana!!!
The Barcelona airport is huge and spectacular. And had food for us so we ate again even though we weren't really hungry. The menu at the hotel restaurant where we're staying in Vigo didn't have anything for us, so we thought we better load up while we could. We approached Vigo in the fog and it was raining ...
... no barriers or handrails to stop the foolish from falling over.Hurrah! Long live the Spanish.
It may, however, be prudent to buy shares in yellow paint as I guess they will be overtaken by the same extreme nanny state as the rest of us ere long.
Wandering round Vigo, we headed towards the old quarter, having first found the Merman, who is central and like their emblem.
The little alleyways with the cobbles are very pretty ...
... the other night when we were re-planning this jaunt, looking for other possible airports to start our adventures at, we both spotted Vigo lurking on the west coast, and decided that it really needed to be visited.
Naturally we are only taking one small piece of hand luggage, under 10kg. This always seems like the obvious thing to do when one is booking a flight, particularly if they want an extra £24 for every bag put in the hold; but somehow, ...
... Several of you have commented that you have enjoyed the pictures, well, I have more and will share.
Will probably not post from Madrid, but if I take some interesting pictures I'll post them when I'm back.
This has been a great experience for me, and I'm grateful that you my dear friends and family have been with me all the way on THE WAY. I'm eager to get back and personally tell you about my Great Adventure.
I love you all.