Parador de Pontevedra
Travel Blogs from Pontevedra
... ceremony with incense which was quite spectacular. A huge incense burner hung from the ceiling on a thick rope which 5 priests then swung on like bell ringers to make the incense burner swing from one side of the Cathedral to the other-would have been quite a disaster if the rope had broken! Apparently an American lady who had done the Camino as a thank you to God for allowing her to survive ...
... grain is stored. But isn't the shoreline of a fishermen’s village in between restaurants that vie for the seafood tourist an unnatural place for a collection of buildings that is related to farming? It isn’t hard to find a singular hórreo, while driving through the land between the rias, but it is nice to come across three on a slope of a farm.
The Camino de Santiago from Lisbon passes through this region. ...
So its mothers day today and because we are in a foursome of 3 mothers we had a "lay" day and took the BUS. From Tui to Redondela and then walked the hour to our hotel Anton at Soutoxusto.
Very different to our beautiful Portugal. Bigger, newer, dirtier and less gardens, although we have not hit the camino yet.
Is it money that changes ...
You may have noticed in some of the pictures that I am wearing my Zumba clothes. Why, you may ask? It is really for practical reasons as I am not planning any impromptu Zumba classes! The cargos are lightweight and will dry quickly. Plus they have lots of pockets. The lightweight Zumba shirt weighs very little and is perfect for a warm day like in Madrid yesterday. Today in Vigo we had absolutely perfect weather. Sunny and just cool enough to warrant a fleece. We had breakfast at ...
It was an easy walk today, only 19 km. maybe we are just getting walking fit, our calves certainly have doubled in size. The camino route wasn't so spectacular today, some beautiful bits as shown in the photos. But we have made it to Spain!!!!!!!!!! Tui is a beautiful old city, nobody speaks English, had a very expensive tapas dinner, not great ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility