Shell motif Camino de Santiago

Camino Francés
from St Jean-Pied-du-Port
to Santiago de Compostela

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Stage 21 - From Villadangos to Astorga

Villadangos del Páramo - village shop

There is a huge system of aqueducts for irrigation in this area

and this is one of the maintenance depots with lots of spare parts



Lamps to guide you in to Hospital de Orbigo

Street scene

This is a pleasant village and steeped in history

Roman bridge

Spot the lizard

Courtyard of refugio

Refugio entrance with hospitalero

The division of the ways - left stays close to the road

Right goes into the country but is further



Distant truck making a motorway

The camino making use of a discarded section of highway


Very distant view of Astorga

Cross and distant view of Astorga

Outskirts of Astorga

Storks nesting on sub-station at the entrance to Astorga


Bishop's palace - built by Gaudi

now a museum of the camino


Santiago peregrino - the gentle side

Santiago matamoros - not so gentle

More Gaudi arches