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Travel Blogs from O Grove
... 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 ...
... corn which tasted pretty good. There was the Iglesia de Peregrinos and the Basilica Santa Maria and San Francisco monasterio that we visited and after a couple of hours we had seen most of the old town so we were pleased to get the bus back and head for the beach for a change. We stayed there with hundreds of young girls and boys that were all on the beach cause it was a holiday in Spain but it was nice and the water crystal clean, a little cold but that ...
... before this might have happened.
We are starting to get used to our new lifestyle, but at moments like this we're still struck by our incredible good fortunate. This is life, now; standing on deck in dripping swimwear dolphin watching is just what you do on a normal Tuesday when you're cruising.
Yesterday, we sailed further up the ria on an even more arduous* sail of about 7 miles. Our plan was to anchor off the little town ...
... and if it hadn't been for the fact that we were waiting for a package to arrive for us in the marina here in Vilagarcia we might well not have left.
However we've also had a wander around Vilagarcia today, which isn't stupefyingly lovely but is perfectly pleasant, and has some strikingly attractive bits in its parks. We'll probably hang around this ria for a few more days then head south to the next one, Ria de Pontevedra, for more lazing around in the sun.
... combination of Amish country with the Rocky Mountains. The best part was that, in just one hour, we arrived to the lake of Banyoles. Upon first sight, you could see why it was used for the rowing competitions in the ’92 Olympics in Barcelona. The water was amazingly clear, tall trees surrounded the lake, and a wide walking/jogging path completely encircled the 15 kilometer route around the lake (not to mention the mountains the ...
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