Shell motif Camino de Santiago

Camino del Norte
from Irún to
Santiago de Compostela

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Day 22: Cobreces to St Vincente de la Barquera


A better view of the San Martin Church

And its off to Comillas next





Camino marker pointing the way (top)

The main street out of Cobreces (left)

Another of the many shrines alone the route







Picturesque view of the sea on the outskirts of Comillas (top)

A stone cross in the grounds of a (presumably) religious house (left)




Nature provides another useful waymark location

The main square of Comillas with the parish Church on the left and adjacent the Ayunamiento

Ornate entrance to the 17th century parish Church, San Cristobal





Marshy area encountered leaving Comillas (top)

Sobrellano Palace built between 1881 and 1890 (left)










Shell encrusted fountain outside the pilgrim refugio at San Vincente de la Barquera (top)

which is situated next to the 13th century parish Church, Santa Maria de los Angeles (left)


Very old street leading up to the Church

Interior of the Church





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