Hotel El Pinar
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... town (Ribedeo). Very different to other
towns / villages we've been to, but this is more of a hub rather than
a tourist town.
Whilst sitting in the cockpit watching
the world go by we watched one (French) yacht attempting to come in
onto the pontoon beside us. It was struggling dearly as they had
lost power due to probably diesel bug and were wrongly instructed, ...
... buoys appeared to be taken.
One of the locals tried to direct us to one of the buoys but in the
end decided it was not strong / secure enough for us so we headed for
the only hammerhead.
Getting onto the hammerhead was in
itself abit of a challenge: a) it being quite shallow, b) very close
to moorings, and c) the apparent lack of cleats upon which to attach
yourself. In the end we got there. At the same time ...
Found our way out way easier than our way in. Planned to drive the seaside route all the way to Luarca. Almost did but gave up for the last little bit and succumbed to the ease of the new motorway. Driving into Luarca is refreshing. You are back in time to a small fishing village, very unchanged. Sitting in a tight cove with narrow street. Our hotel ...
... a cafe where I saw Cheryl and Chris so I joined them while they ate lunch. I saw Herbert and his friend at the cafe as well; Herbert is a funny man he keeps blowing kisses to me! If he was younger I'd think he was hitting on me... We only had 2 kms to go to reach our accommodation and it was only 1pm! Wonderful!
Feeling more energetic Cheryl and I set off for Rua walking through beautiful gum tree forests; you would have thought we were at home... Upon arriving in Rua we met ...
Today I'm in Bodenaya after a short walk from Salas. Needed to give my feet a rest. More difficult walk than previous camino. So far have had some very stiff climbs, today 420m up, but think it will be easier for a bit after this. Weather has been mixed but mostly good, sometimes cloudy and cool, which is comfortable for walking. Scenery is great.
Have met some interesting people. A ...
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