Hotel Riazor Coruna
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... the local area and decided on a pub to watch the soccer and have a couple of beers before eating. The trouble is they always give you tapas which fill you up and then you get disinterested in dinner. However we did eat dinner at the restaurant next to the hotel. Excellent meal of prosciutto and melon and tortilla. And a half liter of wine all for only €10!! Stayed at Hotel Portocobo 4 ...
... of the pavement filled with the crowds. Everywhere you look fires are being set by benign arsonists, carefully emptying bags of sand or setting down brasiers to contain the flames. The city comes alive with thousands of bonfires in streets, parks and public squares. Then the barbecues start; again by the thousand. Every park has at least a dozen as family groups start cooking up the traditional sardines. Every bar and restaurant has ...
... enquired as to whether or not we should be reefing. Oh no, said Mister Kitty, we'll be round the headland in a few minutes and it'll drop right down again.
Famous last words much? Within a minute or two it was hitting 21 knots and we swiftly agreed that actually reefing was probably a good idea, the 24 knot gust that immediately followed ripping the skin from Mister Kitty's fingers as he hauled the sail in.
One reef became two, two became three when ...
... long promenade and cycle path going around the headlands and we walked far enough around to look out over the Tower of Hercules and the city. The Tower is Roman (inside a 17thC shell) and is the longest continually used lighthouse in the world.
When we were at Ellis Island (NY) ...
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 ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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