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... and then. The funny thing was every time we get close to a cape, strong gust come with big swell and breaking waves which made us a little uncomfortable; then as soon as we pass the wind drops and sea calms a little as if it was trying to tell us something?!? The most amazing scene was just before entering the bay of Gijon, this long fish jumped out of the wave then dived into another! Perhaps that was the welcome ...
... the bridge, we walked through the village for a few minutes before coming to the bottom of a hike. Eventually me and Caitlin convinced Mum and Dad to hike at least part of the track. So we hiked up lots of steep, slippery rocks. There were two paths, one of them went to a viewing point, 10 minutes up the track, and the other was an hour and a half long hike up the hill.
After we had hiked part of the way up the track, we came back down ...
... and then we returned to Ovida. When we got back I packed up the rest of my clothes and watched part of the season finale of the Bachlorette which was awful but also hilarious. I finished up packing and since it was my last night and Lexi's birthday, we decided to have a picnic in the park. Kaleigh, Sophie, Leah and I went to el arbol and bought the usual then caught the bus to San Francisco park. Carrying my bags everywhere was a ***** and I felt like an idiot ...
... buoys appeared to be taken.
One of the locals tried to direct us to one of the buoys but in the
end decided it was not strong / secure enough for us so we headed for
the only hammerhead.
Getting onto the hammerhead was in
itself abit of a challenge: a) it being quite shallow, b) very close
to moorings, and c) the apparent lack of cleats upon which to attach
yourself. In the end we got there. At the same time ...
... couldn't really see why there would be a line. at 8 they opened it and we all walked down and looked at the mosaic tiles surround the courtyard. There was benches so we sat for awhile and looked at the view and then continued downward. There was mosaic art everywhere and it was all beautiful. There was a giant lizard that everyone was taking pictures of and other random mosaic statues. We took pictures and walked around and then sat down to drink our wine and eat. We talked ...