Travel Blogs from Ribadeo
We were toying with the idea of going
back to the anchorage off Castropol but decided to continue on to the
next Ria. We got a lovely sail in and enjoyed the coast line.
We anchored off Viveiro and enjoyed the
music coming from the seafront. Whilst relaxing we noticed a lone
dolphin swimming about checking out the ...
... 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, ...
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 ...
Great night last night. Could have ended up on my own but checked out the albergue and found the group. They cooked and i supplied some beer. Potatoes, tomatoes onions and hard boiled eggs. Fab Then watched football in local bar, the equivalentof their cup final barc v real madrid. Too much beer again and bed around 12.30. 35 ...
... Today was steep climb to top. Felt really good. Had Bob Hilary to keep me company (music) Above the clouds which was fantastic to look down on. Then down again and into the cloud. Looking down on a flooded valley. Wow! Steep decent to bottom and over the barrage or dam. Beautiful valley. 1k to fab hotel / bar and had pulpo salad and three small beers. Then had to have a sleep! Sun now hot and around ...