Exploring Galicia between Guarda and Baiona

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Guarda Guarda stretches down the hillsides to its harbour on the Atlantic sea. We only stopped for a brief look, coffee, and a chat with the bartender, but I would like to return. The town has a long history, with invasions … Continued

Baiona Town, Galicia

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The Tourist Office is very helpful and provided the map below. The town was interesting but did not seem particularly concerned about its past, although several buildings were being renovated. People were friendly and I found a jeweller who replaced … Continued

Fortress of Monterreal in Baiona

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The Fortress of Monterreal in Baiona stands on a rocky promontory, Monte Boi, and it is also known as the Gondomar Castle and Ox Hill Fortress, apparently. The promontory juts out into the bay and in the past has been occupied … Continued

The Road from Porto to Baiona

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I have been in Spain – Galicia to be more precise!  Easyjet took us from Gatwick to Porto  and in the early afternoon we took the road from Porto to Baiona, up the Portuguese coast and along an empty motorway to Spain.

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