Hotel Spa Atlantico
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... slamming into each other as they rebounded off the land and making the boat wobble about uncertainly.
All in all, we were very glad to reach the Ria de Vigo and its calm, flat waters. We spent the afternoon and night in a bay called Barra, just off a nudist beach in the most beautiful anchorage we'd seen so far. It was very remote, with forest running down to perfect, pale beach stretching out all the way across ...
From the camping there is a bus that goes to Pontevedra, so we'll take that tomorrow morning. We got organized and after a good big shower walked 10 min to the little village, beach and boulevard with lots if café's and terraces. We had a drink there and did a little of Internet and than went for a small walk around the fisher's port where the woman were repairing the nets. Than we walked back and read until it was time for dinner which we had in the ...
... but we didn't really fancy motoring into wind all the way back the way we'd come and the little town was supposed to be unmissable.
Now that we're here, we're incredibly glad we did pay for the marina. The old town is one of the prettiest places I've ever been. It seems to have been carved out of the hillside, with narrow stone steps leading into into the winding streets. The buildings are quite closely packed together, but vines ...
... gesticulating wildly at me. Looked to my right, there were two bottlenose dolphins a little way off. He was still pointing though, and I turned around again to see another two about 50 feet away - close enough that I wondered whether they'd be likely to overturn my kayak. Then looked further round and there were another two further away in the shallower water. I was essentially surrounded by dolphins! Mister Kitty was madly taking photos and I was just trying to ...
... the Gothic Santo Domingo church and the beautiful Renaissance Basilica de Santa Maria. The latter was a very busy operation and obviously keeping up with the times. I had to chuckle at a sign on the notice board inside outlying how parishioners could keep up with church events through their website, Facebook, Blogspot, and even Twitter! I had a delicious lunch in the pretty Praza da Lena, which in days gone by was the old firewood ...
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