Hotel Zenit Vigo
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... across the river to Spain and its fortified town of Tui.
The place has so many layers of defenses, it took a while to walk up to the top. Once in the town, you are greeted by numerous shops and stalls all selling towels and linen (nothing else). Couldn't believe ...
Our arrival time today is not until 12 noon so there is time for the traditional Celebrity Sunday brunch. The central double height part of the dining room has been cleared of tables and replaced with displays of the most amazing array of food and drink. It is all beautifully laid out and very tasty.
It is the nicest day we have had so far the sky is blue and the sun is shining, a change for Vigo!
We watch the sail ...
... the simple, do-it-yourself dressing of olive oil, vinegar and salt. This was a different kind of vinegar - not balsamic. It was white and lighter and we liked it. They also brought us some bread that needed nothing on it and could have been a perfect meal alone with the wine. We took some for later!
Then came the main course: a platter of vegetables grilled with olive oil and garlic. There were mushrooms, eggplant, potatoes, broccoli, ...
... them have balconies, enclosed with gorgeous wrought ironwork, or completely covered in with decorated wooden windows, some with tiles on the walls and almost all with large wooden doors decorated with iron studs and knockers.
But many are derelict and there are lots of empty shops, with broken windows and splattered with ugly graffiti. I guess the economic climate has hit hard here. Many of the signs around the town and above shops etc. are falling ...
... East, they looked upon their brethren with slight frustration and irritation.
Nick sailed through.
I went beep.
Beepers were pulled aside to join the queue for the body scanner.
"Give me your shoes."
"But they are plastic..."
"it's the buckle! There, you didn't think of that one, did you!" He winked at me as I put them into one of the trays and they were ceremoniously out through the X ray machine.
My bag had ...