Portomarin

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:


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