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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 ...
... town seemed empty and we were the only punters in the restaurant, but the food was excellent and the waiter did eventually smile. I think his shoes had glue on the bottom of them, as he seemed unable to lift them off the floor, but only shuffle. Or maybe he had had a long day.
So had we, climbing up all those steps.
Back through the deserted dark alleyways, to the funky hotel, which seems part of a distinctly different world altogether.
... 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 ...
... states" through this door came the pilgrims from Portugal on their way to Santiago". I'd met a few pilgrims walking the Portuguese way from Lisbon , O Porto and from Tui, which is at the border.
Tomorrow I'll leave Santiago back to Madrid and then on Friday home.
My posting have been hurried and very sloppy, full of spelling errors, I do apologize for that. As the days go by I'll try to add to the postings, both my thoughts and ...