Travel Blogs from La Coruņa
... which was causing us grief!! The sail wouldn't fully drop to change it. Thank you Kieran:) Craig wanted me to go up, or stand on his shoulders!! Yeh right o!! Also had the winch to bits to see which bits needed. Decided to manage as is. So boat prepared and ready. ... Early set off towards ...
Had a great windN/W f5/7 and made good time no engine. Had the privilege of dolphins everyday at least four times a day. Was non stop to north Spain. All good but the last 60 miles was rough, wet and uncomfortable. But we made it in at 5 am extremely tired and when we'd put the boat to bed we fell into a dead sleep. A hot day and thankful for the ice maker. :) Next stop is Bayonne a lovely spot, 80 miles on round coast, turquoise water and swim time before going onto Canaries, can't ...
... in fairly early (3am) as we had a port day so wanted to get up and make the most of my first port day.
So here I am chilling in Spain, I've got a sun dress on and it's not even that warm....can tell I'm the newbie, everyone else are in jeans!
Going to have a look around the shops now so adios amigos! Love yas xxxx
So that was earlier...Just ...
... was a lot happier now that progress was been made but as he had agreed to stay in the marina for a week so he stuck to that plan.
We dined with the Kika crew that evening and watched some of the show in the square before retiring for the night
The following morning I made my farewells and got a taxi to the train station and the train to Santiago de Compostela catching an Aer Lingus flight to Dublin.
... br> Clives thoughts were that he would get an engineer to look at his fuel problem.
I recommended that he speak to Jon on Kika and see what his thoughts were.
The rest of the day was spend doing some washing and having a browse around the town.
Clive took us out for a meal in the square where there was a festival mood and music and dancing on in the big stage.
He was relieved to ...