Travel Blogs from Portonovo
Pontevedra, situated on the north west of the Iberian Peninsula in part of the area popularly known as the Rias Baixas, is the capital of both the Comarca and Galicia. I would have to say this was one of the friendliest placest I have visited. Everyone from the taxi driver who helped me with my luggage to the hotel staff, people in shops, waiters and even buskers were up for a chat. I stayed in a lovely boutique hotel furnished with an ...
... as we approached the pointy outcrop of land where the weather is supposed to kick in.
We were starting to think we might be let off any wild weather, as the wind stayed resolutely moderate for most of the way alongside Finisterre, but 2-Blue, who were ahead of us by a couple of miles, gave us a call to let us know it'd be kicking up - 25-30 knots of wind would be hitting us at any moment.
Oh well. We reefed heavily and waited ...
... 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 ...
... of the day was spent in the sun and wind surfing. By dinner I was really exhausted, but in a good way. We also had a little leak under the sink, so Eduardo and Jessica had to come and make a quick fix. It rained in the evening so no walks this evening. Spent time packing and watching a little tv. Alyssa figured out how to change the language so we could watch American TV in English... A really nice treat! Tomorrow we head back to ...
We all slept in today, felt great. Of course my sleeping in is more like 8am... Spent the morning working on updating the travel blog. With all the fun I got very behind! Alyssa and I went to the big Marcado and bought some fruit and veggies. Also went to pasteria for pastries and bread. It rained through early afternoon, but we could head to the beach around 3:30. The girls had their lesson but Kim was too sore so I decided to try my hand at wind surfing. Water was ...
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