Shell motif Camino de Santiago

Via de la Plata
from Sevilla via Salamanca
to Santiago de Compostela

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Day 23 - Zamora to Riego de Camino


The main road out of Zamora fortunately has a quiet service road alongside it



Roalles de Pan - with its Calle de General Franco

The ayuntamiento

Intimations of mortality



Acres of sky and no shade for miles





First view of Montemarta

A stork on every electricity pylon



Church in Montemarta

with a modern statue

View across the dry embalse towards the Ermita de la virgen del Castillo

which offers a good viewpoint and shade















Another arm of the embalse







The ruins of Catroarafe, possibly dating back to Roman times





The bar is off the route, but worth the small detour at the end of a long, hot day

Historicalmarker in Fontanillas de Castro

Village centre







Long-distance warning of a very nice refugio in Santa Croya de Tera

First view of Riego de Camino





Bunks in refugio above social club which is to be replaced in summer 2005

iwith a new refugio in this building, which has a private yard with clothes drying and safe bike storage.

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