Tag Archives: Ribadeo

Braving the Cold for Carnaval

Stephen and Kay had taken pity on me as I was on poorly cat sitting duty, with Amanda back in the UK for her brothers wedding. They’d invited me to accompany them on a trip to Ribadeo to witness Carnaval, and … Continue reading

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The rude awakening and the wooden Grand Prix

My rude awakening by the piercing shrill of the Spanish mobile phone (I must change the ring tone), at the unearthly hour of 9am, was instigated by Facundo; calling off this mornings planned trip to look at sanitary-ware as he … Continue reading

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Filled with culture and cuisine

Our last night in Galicia found us at a bit of a loose end but Neil and Rosa came to our rescue with the offer of a free concert in Ribadeo to celebrate the Galician ‘Day of Letters’, a local … Continue reading

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Two knights

Bad things always come in threes, and I’m dreading the third happening while frantically dredging my memory and trying to find an earlier ‘bad thing’ to mean that todays’ incident was the third. Yesterday, the final day of Mothers two … Continue reading

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Oh, the irony!

Just over twelve hours after nearly being run off the road by a maniacal Galician driver I got pulled over by the Guardia Civil. I’d decided last night that a lack of LPG, money and food meant that it would … Continue reading

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