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Im in Portugal at last. Drove across what looked like a bridge that had been bombed recently and was now slowly being restored. This was the border crossing from Spain into Portugal. The first stop across the border was Valenca, a large fortified town atop of a ...
... is back on board, another good evening and our first show! Sue Denning the cruise director is doing her one woman show which is wonderful, where the woman gets her energy is amazing. She is all over the ship, she is on the dockside ( in the stilettos ) seeing everyone off when we dock, she is the voice on the muster and crew drills, introduces the shows and replies to the "attention to detail" cards! A standing ovation is truly ...
... heading in the general direction of the castro, which stands at the top of the hill, in a now park.
One of the first things we came across was a sort of public washing facility, with terraced, tiled sinks for communal laundering. Some people had been so excited by the whole thing that they had gone off and left their clothes soaking, or in soggy heaps on the side.
Onwards and ever upwards, I began to realise why there were the occasional ...
... East, they looked upon their brethren with slight frustration and irritation.
Nick sailed through.
I went beep.
Beepers were pulled aside to join the queue for the body scanner.
"Give me your shoes."
"But they are plastic..."
"it's the buckle! There, you didn't think of that one, did you!" He winked at me as I put them into one of the trays and they were ceremoniously out through the X ray machine.
My bag had ...
... states" through this door came the pilgrims from Portugal on their way to Santiago". I'd met a few pilgrims walking the Portuguese way from Lisbon , O Porto and from Tui, which is at the border.
Tomorrow I'll leave Santiago back to Madrid and then on Friday home.
My posting have been hurried and very sloppy, full of spelling errors, I do apologize for that. As the days go by I'll try to add to the postings, both my thoughts and ...