Monthly Archives: July 2013
We took a break from Cloud 9 to take a two day (7/16-18) trip to Seville from Cadiz. Seville is a beautiful, historical city with a dozen things to see, but we went there specifically to visit the Seville Cathedral (Catedral … Continue reading
We spent a week in Gibraltar catching up with some of our cruising friends that we had not seen since the winter in London in 2011. The “Rock” is an interesting small piece of the UK with a little Spanish flair. … Continue reading
PORTO: the town, the wine and the Rio Douro
Our first stop in Portugal was the beautiful and historic city of Porto. We docked Cloud 9 at the Douro Marina, a new facility on the south side of Porto in Gaia. When we arrived, the area was getting ready for the Festival … Continue reading
Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela and the Tower of Hercules.
One June 18, we took a train from A Coruna to visit the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela . The original church was built in 829 AD and it is reputed to be the burial-place of Saint James the Greater, one of the apostles of Jesus … Continue reading