Travel Blogs from Oia
... running down to the water around us, with 2-Blue just behind us.
Here, the water is warm, although not very clear, and wonderful to swim in. As there are so few other boats around it feels positively secluded, despite the size of the bay - overall a lovely place to spend a few nights. We're intending to be in Bayona (not exactly far away) for the first of August, but until then we'll just sit at anchor and enjoy the sun!
... cause the temperature had gone up to 28 again and the sun strong. We went back to the camping about 100 m from the beach around 7, had a shower and made some pasta which is always a good camping food, easy and tasty. Than we went for a walk on the boulevard and had a drink before going back to the camping. 25th We got our stuff together after breakfast and had a drive of 1 hour and a half to Santiago de Compostela where we found a camping 3 km out of the centre of the old ...
... but we didn't really fancy motoring into wind all the way back the way we'd come and the little town was supposed to be unmissable.
Now that we're here, we're incredibly glad we did pay for the marina. The old town is one of the prettiest places I've ever been. It seems to have been carved out of the hillside, with narrow stone steps leading into into the winding streets. The buildings are quite closely packed together, but vines ...
... style dresser of gleaming dark wood and a huge bed fitted with crisp white cotton sheets. The friendly lady who made up the room wore a starched uniform and the waiters in the exceptionally good restaurant attached to the hotel wore waistcoats and bow ties as they glided around the tables. It felt very refined and old fashioned and the staff couldn't do enough to help with anything at all. Almost didn't want to leave the hotel haha. However, ...
... tried to hire a Limo for us to look around the city but me a Marianna both refused to go. On Sunday Marianna's mother cooked us a wonderful meal which is typically from Uraguay (where they originate) it was lovely beef with sweet potatoes and potatoes. After an afternoon nap we went on an adventure with Marianne's Aunt, Uncle and Cousin. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service