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... then go off with Neil & Valerie to find a taxi to take us to Baiona, a little seaside fishing village about 12 miles away. It seems there is a set price €35 for the round trip and €17 for each hour waiting. Our driver is a lovely young boy but has no English so we have a lot of pointing and guessing as we go along!
We ask him to drop us at the Parador which is on the sea front occupying an old ...
... to pay to pee. Chocolate was on the itinerary...luckily we found a shop and picked up two bars. That ought to last us a few minutes. Maybe even until we get to Spain. Boarding the plane was funny. People started waiting in line 30 minutes before they were supposed to start boarding. We sat on the floor and waited. After we handed in our boarding pass, we walked down to what we expected to be the plane. It was a bus to the plane! That's a first. ...
... we supposed were from which they fish out the oysters, famous in this area. The whole area is flanked by three islands, rich in wildlife and with one or two nice looking beaches.
Having marched up to the top of the hill, we then marched back down again, via one or two buildings which are, literally, falling apart. There is a slight feeling of faded glory about many of the buildings in Vigo, which must have been beautiful in their day.
... East, they looked upon their brethren with slight frustration and irritation.
Nick sailed through.
I went beep.
Beepers were pulled aside to join the queue for the body scanner.
"Give me your shoes."
"But they are plastic..."
"it's the buckle! There, you didn't think of that one, did you!" He winked at me as I put them into one of the trays and they were ceremoniously out through the X ray machine.
My bag had ...
... states" through this door came the pilgrims from Portugal on their way to Santiago". I'd met a few pilgrims walking the Portuguese way from Lisbon , O Porto and from Tui, which is at the border.
Tomorrow I'll leave Santiago back to Madrid and then on Friday home.
My posting have been hurried and very sloppy, full of spelling errors, I do apologize for that. As the days go by I'll try to add to the postings, both my thoughts and ...