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We headed for Galicia. We got in a
short sail and anchored opposite Castrolpol in the first of the many
Rias we are about to explore.
Getting to the anchorage was fun –
there is a moving sandbank therefore its guessing more than anything.
We did run aground, but thankfully its lovely soft sand.
The anchorage was ever so pleasant. We
spotted a couple of ...
Found our way out way easier than our way in. Planned to drive the seaside route all the way to Luarca. Almost did but gave up for the last little bit and succumbed to the ease of the new motorway. Driving into Luarca is refreshing. You are back in time to a small fishing village, very unchanged. Sitting in a tight cove with narrow street. Our hotel ...
... before? If I have apologies for repeating things... Margaret is from County Cork in Ireland, as if that needs explanation, and I met her way back in some town I can't recall, when I met Bill and Jaki. Since then she has appeared briefly in Villafranca del Bierzo, Laguna de Castilla and Triacastella just sitting at a table outside a bar as I've walked past. For some reason I felt very connected to her for no reason I was aware of. Anyway, today we walked together for around 6 kms ...
Today I'm in Bodenaya after a short walk from Salas. Needed to give my feet a rest. More difficult walk than previous camino. So far have had some very stiff climbs, today 420m up, but think it will be easier for a bit after this. Weather has been mixed but mostly good, sometimes cloudy and cool, which is comfortable for walking. Scenery is great.
Have met some interesting people. A ...
Great night last night. Could have ended up on my own but checked out the albergue and found the group. They cooked and i supplied some beer. Potatoes, tomatoes onions and hard boiled eggs. Fab Then watched football in local bar, the equivalentof their cup final barc v real madrid. Too much beer again and bed around 12.30. 35 ...