L.R. on her return to her home region Galicia (Spain), she set up Quinta Sacra, a travel organization specialysing in customised tours in this beautiful and historic region, Ribera Sacra, which is touched by two routes of the famous pilgrimage path to Santiago De Compostela. Luisa has qualified in boatmanship and has purchased a twelve Seater boat that she uses to explore the narrows of the river with her guests. She has contact with many local artesans, wineries, hotels and guest houses and other tourist activities. Guests enjoy the spectacular waterfall of Marce, the many romanesque churches and monasteries, perhaps climbing the vineclad cliffs along the river Miño or even swimmimg in its warm water. Her passion lies in protecting and preserving this glorious region for future generations. To help achieve this vision she is planning to embark on a Masters programme of research into sucessful preservation in other parts of the World that might shed light on how the Ribera Sacra might survive. Based in Spain
She just needed a boat to sail, and bodeguita to rest.
Eight years later, Luisa is happy to have made that decision. Now she is a riverside woman and barqueiriña ... Her favorite phrase: "Come to Miño, I wilI take care of everything!
She was chosen by the US TV channel CBS to act as expert guide for filming the programme Spain on the Road Again featuring SR in 200X (for more information click the link http://www.lavozdegalicia.com