We go to Vigo

U.S. by us

Leaving Baiona we headed northeast. This put us facing the sun and into the mountains away from the beautiful coast. Goodbye flat costal route. After a few twists and turns, we found the yellow arrows on trees and rocks in steep pine forests. On numerous catch- our-breath, lower your heart rate breaks, we met pilgrims also catching their breath from Ireland, Chile, Canada and Uruguay. Hours later we all found the same restaurant to enjoy a break, share stories and eat and drink. Yes, more tortilla and beer. There were also plates of patatas bravas and meats. Leaving our fellow pilgrims, we passed through more small family farms with church-shaped grain holders. They are called Hórreos. They are built of wood or stone and are raised off the ground with pillars to help keep rodents away. Entering Vigo, the largest city in Galicia, was a bit of a surprise…

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