Hotel Playa Paxarinas
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Im in Portugal at last. Drove across what looked like a bridge that had been bombed recently and was now slowly being restored. This was the border crossing from Spain into Portugal. The first stop across the border was Valenca, a large fortified town atop of a ...
... back and look at the memorials showing where the Pinta, the third of Columbus' ships landed back. There is a statue of a man leading a horse in very odd pose but we have no idea what this commemorates! We are driven back the scenic route along the coast and pass some lovely houses and beaches and a very lovely five star hotel before being dropped back in Vigo.
We make use of the free wifi in the cruise terminal and ...
... on either side has tables and chairs in the street and menus which boast the most revolting looking seafood. Or not, if you like the stuff.
We walked through yesterday and saw oysters, piled high, but today being Sunday we saw no oysters at all, but rather 4 million fake handbags, laid out in ranks by some hopeful African gents. But we were the only people there, and bought nothing at all.
One of the games of the day was spotting the man with ...
... lays out the clothes one may potentially need, the wisdom of it does begin to look a little shaky.
I know that when I am there (wherever there is) I will probably only wear the top layer of clothes anyway, as the hassle of rummaging outweighs the benefit of whatever I may find lurking at the bottom of the case, but to be honest unless that tomato soup stain is blaringly obvious, what is the point anyway?
Cleaning the kitchen floor, ...
... 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.