Shell motif Camino de Santiago

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

Shell motif
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Stage 15 - From Frómista to Carrión de las Condes

Esta página foi gentilmente traduzida por Tiago Penedo


Hanging wind bells in Población de Campo

There are alternative camino paths here - this is the riverside one; the other goes inland

Waymark

Approach to Villavieco

The canal continues

Distant view of Villacazar de Sirga

Fantastic church

Retablo with Santiago complete with scallop shell





Carrión de las Condes - refugio in an old monastery

Market day with a huge exhibition of farm machinery. A contrast with 1000 years ago when 100 virgins had to be handed over each year to replenish the harems of the Moors - a tribute which came to an end with the battle of Clavijo.



Looking back at the church from the old bridge

Fisher boys in the river

Part of the monastery has been converted into a luxury hotel

Main entrance to monastery

Monastery church

A countess portrayed as a penitent Magdalen

Cloister

Detail

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