Shell motif Camino de Santiago

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Day 9 - Redondela to Pontevedra


Leaving Redondela

alternating from narrow tracks

to sections of busy roads

and back to forest tracks again

An elaborate fountain with motifs of the pilgrimage

Waymark and cobbled road

The ruined Hostal de Malaposta



Magnificent views of the Ria de Vigo on the descent.





Entering Arcade along a back road

All the signs of the Camino, right up to the modern pilgrim logo

The path turns up alongside the Rio Verduro

to reach the medieval bridge at Pontesampio

View upstream from the brdge

Looking back from the monument to a rout of Napoleon's trrops.

Sign taking you all round the houses in Pontesampio





A very elaborate waymark of the province of Pontevedra (left)

A Ponte Nova - another Roman bridge, this one protected by a wooden arch suspended above it (above)






Very pleasant walking









Waymark at a junction





Fountain



Fountain with Santiago







Perigrino’s entering outskirts of Pontevedra (edifices hanging from lampposts)

The New Albergue at Pontevedra

Reception

Map of the route inside the albergue

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