September 2017: Pontevedra and Santiago

           

         

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Holiday to Galicia: 6th to 27th September 2017


View of Pontevedra from the aeroplane

Pontevedra: 6th to 12th September 2017


Hotel Apartmentos Dabarca



Ruins of San Domingo


Monument to the heroes of Ponte Sampaio


Polperia Ruzo


Octopus with cheese


Alameda del Arquitecto Sesmero



Praza da Ferraria



Ramón del Valle-Inclán



Pilgrims' Chapel




Roman bridge


Razor clams


Fish market




Praza do Teucro


Gold hoard in the museum




"The useless professor"



The Café Moderno


Statues outside the café


Basilica of Santa Maria a Maior




View from the bell-tower



Beans with clams


Painting in the hotel


Train to Santiago

Santiago de Compostela: 12th to 16th September 2017


Our street: Rúa do Vilar


Our hotel: Aires Nunes


Bell tower of the Basilica


On the pilgrim route: Rúa San Pedro


Entrance to the Hostal dos Reis Católicas


Portal of the Cathedral


Museo do Pobo Galego (Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval)



Double spiral staircase


Emigrants' poster


Interior of the Convent church



Tapas


Interior of the cathedral


The high altar


Tomb of St James


Cathedral exterior


Sea food in the market


John the Baptist in the Pilgrim Museum   


St James the Moor-slayer


Brandy and Tarte de Santiago


Alameda park



Statue of the "Two Marias"


Queuing to get into the cathedral


The House of Troy





Train to Ourense