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A couple of good reasons for heading out to the far west are that we have never been to this part of Spain and this is the area where they produce Abariņo wine, one of Jo's favourites. Unlike the south this is very green as it is kept cooler and wetter by the Atlantic weather systems.
First stop was the supermarket in Vigo to buy some local wine. Yes you can do wine tours, and we have done a few, but if all you want to do is try ...
Breakfast good. Want to get off early to get to Ponte de Lima to have a look round and something to eat and then get to hotel to take advantage of pool as it is forecast to be another hot day. But first we are held up as Kathleen wants to go for one last lap round the souvenir shops for a gift for our granddaughter. That accomplished we get back to the hotel. We get the car retrieved from the hotel garage and loaded up with no problem and we are back on schedule. All we have to do now ...
... and beaches. Some time I must come back to Porto and get a tram pass and spend a day going on every one of the old style cars. Up hills and weaving between 21 century traffic I was envious of the passengers within. We took the 3 for €19.00 tour, bus first then river trip and lastly port cellar tour and tasting in Cave Burmester.
The day was searing hot and the street taps are handy for re-filling water bottles.I think ...
... but had very little scenery. The river walk was somewhat longer and was not a direct route, but oh, what beauty. There were birds singing everywhere and small little waterfalls, and delightful surprises around every bend in the river. How symbolic of choices we must make in life. Many times we never think of the possible alternative routes we can take; we just go for the most direct. ...
... make out the details and the captions. I'll try to describe them as much as possible. I think we tend to underestimate the importance of a vase of fresh flowers or a small piece of art in our lives. A simple meal shared with those we love should never be taken for granted.
We have been so lucky with the weather, but think of us tomorrow...rain is in the ...