Day 26 on the Camino Frances, Linares to Triacastela

This day I had a destination, Triacastela, where I was to meet Ciera the next day. Triacastella refers to three castles, which are all gone now. The views in the morning were awesome, and I passed through some beautiful country and old ruins.

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We were seeing more traditional Galician structure and carts. These had wooden wheels, long tongues, and the farms were raised on stilts, with a flat stone “mouse proofing”, and a thatch roof. These were for storing grain. The carts were used until automobiles became available.

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I got into Triacastella as it was threatening rain, and it soon sprinkled. On the way I passed through a village with a tiny and ancient church. A local said it was the oldest church on the Camino. The hotel was the Lemon, about 3 floors of spic and span rooms and lobby.

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