Travel Blogs from Arcos de Valdevez
... to Portugal (which only takes 30mins) we looked around an old fort and walked through the little village. Then drove along the coast then back over to Spain. We then drove up this hill (BIG HILL) and looked at a Celtic settlement. We then drove to a really nice sea front town. It's been such a lovely trip. Sun, sea, shopping and friends ...
... sharing with officials of Pontevedra and from the Association of Friends of the Camino. Also both puertorrican groups were together for the first time since we flew in. A beautiful lady sung in gallego and in portuguese and Silverio accompanied her at one point. Both nationalities were thrilled to be in each other's company. And for those of us who have such strong emotional and family ties to the place, it was very moving. About the actual ...
... and had our Peregrino Passport stamped. Walked to the hotel and found Andres Roberto, Enid, and Eduardo waiting for us in a park in front of the hotel. They had already arrived, had had their first wine and tapas, and were waiting for us to go for the second round. Today, I learned what "bare minimum" REALLY means, It means "less than what I have now". We went through our backpacks and reset our "bare minimum" standard. Even though we handled our backpacks ...
Rias Baixas (Bajas in Castilian) is not smoother country than the northern rias. The beaches are calmer, warmer and easier accessible and so beach tourism flourishes here, making it less nature and more resort. Never a moment alone, not even in the shoulder season.
Its most distinct feature are the hórreos, granaries on short granite pillars covered with a round plate to prevent rats from getting to the level ...
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 ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking