Shell motif Camino de Santiago

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

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Day 29- Lubián to A Gudina

Casa Anita at dawn - comfortale beds and an excellent meal


The first of the special waymarks of the province of Ourense

Motorway bridge over the Rio Tusa

 which pilgrims walk down to

Santuario de la virgen de la Tuiza, seen through an aarch of the motorway bridge

with its fountain

Tougher going with the higher passes of Galicia

Windmills on most of the ridges

Portela de Canda - picnic area at the summit

The first of the Galician waymarks with the blue tiles and the brass plate showing the distance (in metres!) to Santiago wih one of the Ourense waymakrs

Waymark in detail

A Canda

Dead snake on the road

Fountain and resting place


Distant view of main road

Ermita de Nuestra Senora de Loreto

Stones used as fence posts

O Pedreiro

Amazing landscape of giant rocks

Lizard to show us the way

Massed white waterplants in flower

O Cañizo


distant view of A Gudina

The hostal in A Gudina

Comfortable beds with good facilities