Hotel Faro Salazon
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Faro Salazon Pontevedra
Travel Blogs from Pontevedra
... grocery bag to wear between it and myself on my walk. Not attractive, but effective!
You may think my blog title is about me and my journey. Nope. Wanted to share a story of the place I am staying tonight. So, today was a beautiful day. Really foggy in the morning, which gave way to beautiful blue sky and fluffy white clouds. Was on my way, feeling good (even after yesterday's ascent). I passed by a place with a sign for lunch. I started at 7, and it was 11, so a ...
... 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 ...
The anchorage we had off the beach was just so beautiful. There were lovely woodlands around the bay as well as the views of the mountains in the distance. Pure delight. We enjoyed lovely sunsets and wonderful starry nights.
On the Sunday at low water we watched people forage for cockles and razor clams - we were definitely up for that. But also we observed "controllers" having a go at ...
... a lovely lunch in pretty much the (shopping) town centre.
Went to the bus station to find out times of buses for Santiago - very limited. Back on board with reasonable internet access we found that there are frequent trains. So we spent the evening on board (hoping that we weren't going to drag as there was a pretty strong wind blowing).
In the ...