Tag: pontevedra

  • Pontevedra: the Best Kept Secret in Galicia

    written by basho on 2011-02-07 #places
    Pontevedra: the Best Kept Secret in Galicia

    Okay, I’ll admit that small provincial towns are bourgeois, small-minded, and oppressive. And my hometown Pontevedra is, of course, no exception...or is it?

  • Mourisca Beach in Bueu

    written by basho on 2011-02-06 #places
    Mourisca Beach in Bueu

    Mourisca Beach in Bueu, Pontevedra (Spain) is probably the best kept secret in the Rias Baixas. Not even during the hottest days of summer does this beach gets swarmed by people. The water here is clean and full of life and in the late afternoon, you can watch fishermen as they set off on their daily task, followed by seagulls and ignoring the competence from a couple of cormorants.

  • Pontevedra (Spain): A Stone City

    written by jaalvarez on 2009-08-13 #places
    Pontevedra (Spain): A Stone City

    The Old Town of Pontevedra is one of the best preserved in Galicia, so is the Old Town of Santiago de Compostela, and unquestionable witness of the medieval splendor, when Pontevedra was deeply connected to the sea.