Pazo Da Trave
Travel Blogs from Vivero
... inshore and enjoyed the
evening at anchor.
We followed the guidebooks suggestion
and decided to enter the Ria proper. It was a little problematic as
the sandbanks tend to move, but Gen did a wonderful job getting us
I was at the front of the boat and
couldn't tell due to the ...
... schools but did
not want to take the bait. Not happy with this fishing marlacky!!
We anchored in a lovely spot in Ria del
Barquero. There were two chaps in their boats showing us how
traditional fishing was done. We attempted in our way fishing and
surprisingly caught one mackerel. That's two now in 3 months –
that's something of an achievement for ...
We were toying with the idea of going
back to the anchorage off Castropol but decided to continue on to the
next Ria. We got a lovely sail in and enjoyed the coast line.
We anchored off Viveiro and enjoyed the
music coming from the seafront. Whilst relaxing we noticed a lone
dolphin swimming about checking out the ...
... opinion, to go into this berth. They managed to say hello to us
by kissing our bbq and aft anchor. Luckily we were there to fend
them off but they did suffer abit of damage in doing so (bent
stancion and some paint work stripped). We were glad that that was
the only damage as they were a metal boat of 14 tonnes and we're
plastic – not a good hugging combination.
06 Rias Altas
The north-western coast of Galicia is rough and wild, with steep cliffs dropping into the sea. We camp at Valdoviņo, next to the beach, and use it as a base to explore the region. Rias are fjords. Some of them are rather shallow, which is strange since the mountains surrounding them are quite steep. While we drive along the coast a ...