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from Porto
to Santiago de Compostela

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Day 6 - Ponte de Lima to San Pedro de Rubiaes

View from the bridge

Coat-of-arms in stone

Looking back towards Ponte de Lima

Quinta de Sabadão

Quient coutnry lane with the A-7 motorway

The country lanes are a welcome feature of this section

The Camino twists beside the motorway

and passes over a makeshift bridge (left)

Rio Labruja (above)

One of the very few other pilgrims on the Camino in Portugal


Revolta with chapel to Our Lady of the Snows and a good cafe, plus a man with a well-loaded whellbarrow on the road

Distant view of the church in the village of Labruja

A steady climb through the forest

The Cruz dos Franceses commemorating some French soldiers ambushed during the Peninsular wars

Starting the descent from Portela (304 m)

A strange fountain the middle of the forest

Moinhos de Cabanas - a line of old watermills

Pensão San Roque on the N-201

The new refugioat San Pedro de Rubiaes opened in May 2006

Well-equipped dormitories

Courtyard with drying facilities and bicycle storage

Common room

The refugio was converted from a redundant primary school