Good morning! Time to walk from Sarria to Portomarin!
Today was a fairly nice 20km: a little bit up, a little bit down.
A little bit of mud can’t stop our smiles!
The last little bit got kind of steep:
The bridge to Portomarin:
The town of Portomarin was built twice: the riverside fishing village was moved up the hill in the 1960’s to accommodate a hydroelectric dam project. Many of the buildings were abandoned after having their roofs removed (to prevent sudden, surprising, super-sized bubbles in years to come). Other prominent buildings, most notably the romanesque church, were moved stone by stone and rebuilt.
After class and dinner, we have a little rest and a write in our diaries: