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... br> It was such an unexpected/unplanned and magical day and evening - one I will keep warmly in my memories of my Camino.
And to Leslie (& Jeff, who I didn't meet, as for his 63rd birthday he asked to have 10-14 days off to do the Camino to Finisterre - again) - their story inspires me... And I hope to return to spend time in their slice of heaven again some day.
Start: rubiaes, Portugal
End: ~ pacas, portugal
Sadly we left Combarro and headed south for the next Ria. There was little bit of wind so we got a pretty decent sail in.
We anchored in one of the first bays, it was quite crowded actually. Being a weekend the beach was full of people - mostly naked people we discovered after settling in. Not because of the sights but due to the swell we reanchored closer to the headland where we hoped there would be less rolling about.
The following morning ...
... either reopen or it's supper time.
We happened upon the market as the stalls were clearing up for the day. Bought some shell fish and having spent a little bit of money at this one stall, the owner threw in some local crabs for nothing.
When we got back we ventured in Combarro and enjoyed the local wine in some delightful little bars. This is the life!
... wind has picked up, and in the wrong direction for where we are heading.
We tried for another impressive town written up in the guides but it was not yacht friendly and the anchorages were too exposed to the winds so we headed back across to the other side of the Ria. The anchorages here were not particularly comfortable in the current conditions so we went to the marina for the ...
We left the lovely little bay and headed for Vilagarcia, not too far away. We found a spot in the marina and proceeded to go pay for the berth only to be told they were full - being a Friday and all that etc etc etc. So we anchored outside the breakwater (along with another British boat that was turned down).
We took the dinghy to the marina and went exploring. ...