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Europe » Spain » Galicia » La Coruña » Valdovino May 3rd 2013

The coast of Galicia was made for walking. In the last blog we said that this part of Galicia was not as pretty or dramatic as further south. Well, it isn´t pretty but it is very dramatic. The coastal scenery is wild, with ragged rocky outcrops and huge sandy bays backed by pine forest and gorse uplands. It is very beautiful. When we drove here in the drizzle we couldn´t appreciate it much. To see the beauty of the coast one needs to get out of the car and walk the coastal paths. Then it is possible to appreciate the scenery. We have enjoyed two days here and tomorrow we are leaving Galicia and heading east into Asturias. Galicia really is a shining jewel in Spain´s crown. A place worth coming back to and we shall. ... read more
Our local beach by the campsite
Cedeira harbour
Near Cedeira

Europe » Spain » Galicia » La Coruña » Valdovino May 1st 2013

Last night we ate one of the best meals we have ever eaten, and we have eaten in some top-rate restaurants over the years. It was also incredibly cheap at just 24 euros per head. All week we had been watching the fishing boats come in to Muros harbour and watched lobster pots being hauled up from the bay, so we decided that on our last night in Muros we simply had to have a seafood platter. The restaurant at Camping A¨Vouga (more of a restaurant with a campsite rather than a campsite with a restaurant) is locally acclaimed for its “speciality menu”, which starts with a seafood platter, continues with a meat or fish platter, then a dessert platter, bread, coffee, liqueurs, wine all included (we had two beers and two large gin and tonics ... read more
Loads of meat

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