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... across the river to Spain and its fortified town of Tui.
The place has so many layers of defenses, it took a while to walk up to the top. Once in the town, you are greeted by numerous shops and stalls all selling towels and linen (nothing else). Couldn't believe ...
Our arrival time today is not until 12 noon so there is time for the traditional Celebrity Sunday brunch. The central double height part of the dining room has been cleared of tables and replaced with displays of the most amazing array of food and drink. It is all beautifully laid out and very tasty.
It is the nicest day we have had so far the sky is blue and the sun is shining, a change for Vigo!
We watch the sail ...
... decked out in smoky black and it is like walking in a ghost tunnel. There are tiny lights under the stairs, but it is not obvious.
In the town, the steps (of which there are zillions and we seemed to do most of them today) have not had the yellow paint treatment either.
Some flights of steps going up to the castle had disintegrated half way up... none had safety handrails, and not a splish of yellow paint anywhere. No warning signs near ...
... 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.