Hotel Cabo Silleiro
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... 2,000 years ago and three reconstructed houses to give you a sense of things. In some ways, they reminded me of the places I had seen in the mountains of Nepal only a few months ago and how people still live today.
The train brought us back to Santiago for our final night in this historic and fine city.
... and and a half journey took us to the coastal town of A Guarda which is mainly a working fishing harbour. It's out of season now but we managed to find one place still open which sold seafood. Mussels, scallops and langoustines - excellent.
There is a lovely coastal walk towards the border with Portugal where the waves crash in from the Atlantic. It's pretty undeveloped here and full of atmosphere.
... one was docked in the harbour.
You can tell the Brits by their clothing - hopelessly attired for torrential rain in T shirts, shorts and plimsolls. I noticed at least 12 sellers of umbrellas on the various roads leading from the old city and port area back to the city centre.
A bit of a wash out day as they say.
... if she worked onboard at Atul Kotcha's Sindhu. (Oriental/Indian Restaurant). Someone did actually ask her if she worked on board!!! She has since removed her Ventura lanyard. For drinks, we went to Metropolis. This evening the plasma screens were showing scenes from Hong Kong. We met a waiter who has previously been on Ventura, Oceana & Aurora the same time as us. The sea conditions are/were rough. A lady we were ...
... he is actually stumbling all the time. He is from France, and a really pleasant person. But after ten minutes I have to walk on as I cannot walk that slow. For the rest of the day - not a single other pilgrim. In Redondela I stop for coffee and a pie (yes they do wonderful pies in this area). I have already done my bit with a beer, a Tarte de Santiago (beautiful frangipani tart - a most almond filling in a thin shortcrust pastry), so the pie is just to have ...