A pair of pilgrims ponder a Pontevedra Parador

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As to be expected, it was a quiet Sunday morning when we left Redondela. We passed Camino tiles along the streets and some inner city hórreo too. Crossing a not-so-busy street we entered a nature walk filled with waterfalls, vineyards and flowers.As we gained altitude we saw beautiful vistas and many pilgrims.There was a sun-bleached post with Camino shells; we added another of ours.After a challenging scramble up a stone-filled path we were rewarded with a little down hill that had another hórreo and a horse. A short walk through a small town brought us to another wonderful walk along a crystal clear river and into Pontevedra. The historic district has many cafes, lots of street art and a Parador.We stopped a a pulpería, because, why not. And yes, the grilled octopus was outstanding. Cerveza was tasty, too. We decided to treat ourselves to a stay…

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