Camarinas to Muros (17 March - 2 April 2015)
On the 17 of March 2015 we left la Corunya in the early hours to move towards the south. The Hercules lighthouse was still on when we passed alongside. Our first stop was in the fishing harbour of Camarinas 45 miles away of La Corunya. As this harbour offered very little protection from the North Easterly winds we decided 2 days later to move to Muxia located 2 miles further. south. The marina was empty when we arrived but offered very good protection winds from all directions. We stayed there for 5 days until the gale warning was lifted.
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Our Wakes: 2015

Camarina bay is known for it’s beauty, the fishing harbours and the seagulls who wait for the fishermen’s return. Those 2 small villages of “Costa da Morte”  are also well know in the world for their hand-made lace.
View of Muxia
Sanctuary of the Virxe Barca (Virgin of the boat). According to the tradition, the Virgin came to this beautiful place in a stone boat to encourage the apostle St James to continue to preach on these lands. Portosin (28 March 2015)                                                                                                                                 Hórreo a typical  construction for storing grain that                                                                 allows the harvest to dry and be protected from rodents.                                                                The origin can be trace to the Celtic times. During our stay                                                                 in Portosin we visited a place called Castro de Barona  an                                                                 old Celtic settlement dated around the 1th  century AD. Noia (29 March 2015) This place is located between Portosin and Santiago de Compostela. We visited amongst  various monuments the Church of St Maria Nova. This church built in the 14 Century and has a very impressive display of gravestones that were found in  and around the church during its restoration in 1993. A few tombstones are still readable and likely represent the profession of the deceased such as seaman, a carpenter the butcher etc.
Church of the Virgin of the boat
Drying of fish
The stone boat
Muros (1-2 Avril 2015) 7 miles of Portosin Murros was a city that we had to visit as some sailors in la Rochelle had told us that it has a beautiful harbor. Indeed we immediately loved the place as  most of the buildings were old and well preserved. In the harbor you see several boats that are used to collect the work on the mussel farms as well as some smaller boats used to collect shells at low tide along the beaches.
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