Hotel Virgen Del Camino
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... tops of a stone wall. They spent some time there, enjoying the beauty.
When they got home, they were looking at their photos, and noticed a For Sale sign in one of them (that they never noticed when they took the photo before). It was the ruins. Now She had a dream/plan - they talked about opening an albuerge together. Within 1 year, they left it all behind and started the project of building a B&B for pilgrims. While still in progress, it was stunning.
Sadly we left Combarro and headed south for the next Ria. There was little bit of wind so we got a pretty decent sail in.
We anchored in one of the first bays, it was quite crowded actually. Being a weekend the beach was full of people - mostly naked people we discovered after settling in. Not because of the sights but due to the swell we reanchored closer to the headland where we hoped there would be less rolling about.
The following morning ...
... going to the old town -some 2 miles away so we took a taxi.
The old town is great, comparable to Santiago but with less churches and more administrative buildings. There was a mixture of styles. Very atmospheric - we finding that towns /villages are alive between 12 and 3pm (i.e. while shopping and eating) and then they are like ghost towns until ...
... ended up anchoring off Combarro and this anchorage was half stunning and half industrial with the paper mill on one side heard and seen in the background.
The following day we took the dinghy and ventured into the village and boy what a village this is. The old town is just gorgeous with it's grain stores, farm/ plots, hidden chapels and unusual architecture. we just love it!!!!
... a lovely lunch in pretty much the (shopping) town centre.
Went to the bus station to find out times of buses for Santiago - very limited. Back on board with reasonable internet access we found that there are frequent trains. So we spent the evening on board (hoping that we weren't going to drag as there was a pretty strong wind blowing).
In the ...