Category Archives: Places to Visit

Our Fantastic Camino Experience

It was with some trepidation that we accepted the kind offer of a lift to Sarria from our friends Danny and Carol. Not because the last time we’d been in Danny’s Transit we came within inches of a head on … Continue reading

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Bad parking, the long drive, and a plate of fried fish

I have a friend back home who provides a public service by photographing badly parked cars and submitting the images to a website, with a particularly vulgar name, to out the offenders and subject them to public humiliation. He’d have … Continue reading

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Spain appears to be shut

As the clock hit six in Galicia last night, five o’clock here in the UK, my mailbox was once again full to overflowing with Spanish e-mails. It was like Christmas Eve, not for their contents but because their despatchers were trying … Continue reading

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I’m just a jealous guy

I am not normally the jealous type. I don’t envy someone driving around in a Ferrari or Maserati, I don’t begrudge those people who get a big win on the lottery (well, not for more than a few seconds). I don’t … Continue reading

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EasyJet present a dilemma

You could be forgiven for thinking that we have an unhealthy fixation with low cost airlines. When you make frequent journeys to Galicia and Asturias then EasyJet and Ryanair become friends whose status you check more often than your nearest and dearest on Facebook. … Continue reading

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