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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 ...
... then go off with Neil & Valerie to find a taxi to take us to Baiona, a little seaside fishing village about 12 miles away. It seems there is a set price €35 for the round trip and €17 for each hour waiting. Our driver is a lovely young boy but has no English so we have a lot of pointing and guessing as we go along!
We ask him to drop us at the Parador which is on the sea front occupying an old ...
In Australia, wherever you go, you will find that every step, or slight incline, is highlighted in bright yellow paint, in case you haven't seen it and trip. Stairwells are brightly lit, and one is aware they have thought of every conceivable problem and tried to fix it. Health and safety rules.
Here, the hotel corridors are in semi darkness even in the middle of the day; not only is there no yellow paint on the stairs, but the stairwells themselves ...
... themselves from the many layers of clothing they had on. They still set the beeper off, and had to be taken one by one into the very smart and new fangled body scanner, before being let through and allowed to re-dress.
From there, they queued to collect their hand luggage which had gone through the scanner and been "set aside" for further procedures.
Although the airport staff were almost all also from the Indian sub-continent or ...
... Several of you have commented that you have enjoyed the pictures, well, I have more and will share.
Will probably not post from Madrid, but if I take some interesting pictures I'll post them when I'm back.
This has been a great experience for me, and I'm grateful that you my dear friends and family have been with me all the way on THE WAY. I'm eager to get back and personally tell you about my Great Adventure.
I love you all.