Hotel Zenit Vigo
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... 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!
From the camping there is a bus that goes to Pontevedra, so we'll take that tomorrow morning. We got organized and after a good big shower walked 10 min to the little village, beach and boulevard with lots if café's and terraces. We had a drink there and did a little of Internet and than went for a small walk around the fisher's port where the woman were repairing the nets. Than we walked back and read until it was time for dinner which we had in the ...
We're now in the Ria de Pontevedra, after an arduous* sail of about 15 whole miles a few days ago. We anchored up by the beach near Sanxenxo, which is evidently an exceptionally popular town for tourists. This was the first place we'd really seen with all the trappings of commercial beaches: sun loungers for hire, as well as pedalos and jet skis for the more adventurous, and parasailing round the bay.
All this is actually quite ...
... gesticulating wildly at me. Looked to my right, there were two bottlenose dolphins a little way off. He was still pointing though, and I turned around again to see another two about 50 feet away - close enough that I wondered whether they'd be likely to overturn my kayak. Then looked further round and there were another two further away in the shallower water. I was essentially surrounded by dolphins! Mister Kitty was madly taking photos and I was just trying to ...
... spent a lovely afternoon wandering the streets listening to the buskers, many of whom were pipers and bagpipers. Some sort of demonstration was going on at one one stage. No idea what it was about as I couldn't read the placards but I suspect it was something about conservation of the river. The rain came down that evening so after dinner spent the evening writing with an Irish coffee in the cosy lounge of Hotel Rias Bajas. What a tough life ...
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