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... br> It was such an unexpected/unplanned and magical day and evening - one I will keep warmly in my memories of my Camino.
And to Leslie (& Jeff, who I didn't meet, as for his 63rd birthday he asked to have 10-14 days off to do the Camino to Finisterre - again) - their story inspires me... And I hope to return to spend time in their slice of heaven again some day.
Start: rubiaes, Portugal
End: ~ pacas, portugal
... to explore the Ria further and went to the very top and anchored in Ensenada de San Simon. Very pretty. While searching for a place to anchor we saw around 6 dolphins mooching about - that was real cool.
The following morning we headed for Baiona.
The old town of Baiona is very nice, small but nice. The views of the Ria and the Atlantic are magical as you stroll on the outside of the castle walls.
Great bars and restaurants.
... 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 ...
... br> In the morning we got up at sunrise and then at good light proceeded on to the next Ria - Ria Pontevedra.
After motoring half the way and the wind and tide against us, we eventually got a pretty nice sail in.
This Ria from what we could see through the mist is really something. There's slightly less mussel farms but the the shores are lined with lovely forested hills.
We left the lovely little bay and headed for Vilagarcia, not too far away. We found a spot in the marina and proceeded to go pay for the berth only to be told they were full - being a Friday and all that etc etc etc. So we anchored outside the breakwater (along with another British boat that was turned down).
We took the dinghy to the marina and went exploring. ...