Tag Archives: Roads

Thank goodness for the upgrade

Stood staring through the plexi-glass at the nice lady from Atesa, I did something that I’ve never done, or even considered. I accepted a car upgrade. When hunting for a hire car on the internet in advance of our trip, I began to … Continue reading

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When winter touched Liñeiras

I’ve never seen the house and barn in snow. It does occasionally snow in Galicia but with the warming effect of the Atlantic spreading as far in land as A Pontenova, it is very rare for anything but the lightest … Continue reading

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Around every bend, a new treasure

To say that Galicia has a new delight around every corner is  probably a bit of an exaggeration, but on our last visit my harmless ‘Why don’t we take a drive to….’ turned into a bit of an adventure. We’d got … Continue reading

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My personal credit crunch

The only real reason for my brief visit to Galicia last week was order and pay for the kitchen that we’d chosen, and for which we’d had our measurements confirmed, from IKEA in A Coruña. Landing just after 14:00 at … Continue reading

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Spot the difference

Nearly two hours of my Tuesday morning were spent following a custard yellow Suzuki Ignis down the, supposed ‘fast’ lane of our nations main motorway, the M1, at various speeds never exceeding ten miles and hour, and mostly comprising lengthy periods of dead stop. I thought … Continue reading

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