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The cross at the top of the hillside above Padron, Monte Santiaguino  
   

The cross at the top of the hillside above Padron, Monte Santiaguino

Allegedly St James preached and baptized here. This cross is featured on the cover of Brierley's Camino Portugues guide book.
26 September 2016, Monday, Caldes de Rei to Padron, Day 26

September 27th 2016
26 September 2016, Monday, Caldes de Reis to Padron, Day 27, 14.8 miles. Hotel Pazo de Lestrove, a member of Pousadas del Camino network of hotels. Ruminating on Roman Roads. Ah, Karen here. Remember I have said, a number of times, that this blog is to serve as a memory jog of certain feelings, events or memories of our Camino. So, bear with me as I do not want to forget these roads! I read the ... read more
Europe » Spain » Galicia » La Coruña

Spanish Flag Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
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