Parador de Pontevedra
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A couple of good reasons for heading out to the far west are that we have never been to this part of Spain and this is the area where they produce Abariņo wine, one of Jo's favourites. Unlike the south this is very green as it is kept cooler and wetter by the Atlantic weather systems.
First stop was the supermarket in Vigo to buy some local wine. Yes you can do wine tours, and we have done a few, but if all you want to do is try ...
... br> I generally only upload about 5 pictures a day but when I get home I may add more from the big cities I've visited.
Train around 18:00 back to Espinho and taxi to site as we wanted to get to Vigo before bars closed! One has to have one's priorities.
Quick showers and have drivers water bottles topped up and hit the road at 19:30. Used toll roads tonight but it was a beautiful drive. It is very much mountainous terrain all ...
... The Camino Portuguese is more intimate and there aren't as many pilgrims walking this route. However, we have been extremely fortunate to become friends with Sue and Tony from Australia. We met them early in the second week and have had many meals together along the way. We plan to have a final "celebration" dinner together tomorrow night as we will both enter Santiago on the same day. It will be sad to ...
... are willing to pay a lot of money to hear him perform and his concerts usually sell out. But the expectation of people on the way to work that morning was not to hear a concert violinist, and many walked by without even noticing there was someone playing. Managing my own expectations is a constant challenge and it is something of which I am usually not aware. So tomorrow, my goal is to walk with an open mind and high expectations of seeing beauty all around ...
... in our laundry before we folded it. What a treat! Another amazing treat - when we returned from dinner, there was a woman set up doing foot massages!! Oh, yeah, I was in - the wait (there was a long line as you can imagine) was definitely worth it!!! Maybe this will also help my heels! (and she was very impressed that I had no blisters! - well, at least that is what someone translated for me). Stats: Start: Redondela, spain (7:30am) End: Pontevedra, Spain ...