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‘Hey guys – guess what we found? AMERICA!’ (Not us – we find heavenly islands & divine food)

Vigo. Every time I read that I hear, ‘the Carpathian’ – for some reason not unconnected with Ghostbusters 2. The train chatters through countryside dotted with elevated grain-stores. Verges starry with morning glory. It skirts the broad river to deposit … Continue reading

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Crosses, beggars and disappointments. But also cake

Pontevedra, our guide book says, is ‘compact, charming and very tourist friendly’. A town of views and bridges, I’m expecting. Well, we see the bridges, and the view, from the train, as it pulls in to a modern, bustling town. … Continue reading

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