July 10: Tricastela to Sarria

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No balcony railing is complete without the cockle shell
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A simple church with a simple pointed arch.  So lovely.
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We saw a red door way back in Pamplona, but that red door had a totally different significance.  This one leads to prayer and quiet and tranquility.
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Another old fountain
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A student group singing in a plaza, offering an impromptu concert to those stopping to listen.
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Only the observant would notice this saint.
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Small streets, with many pilgrims gathering to walk the last 100 kilometers.
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Wall murals remind us of former times
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The ever-present shell performs many functions
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What! A magnolia tree, and a huge one at that, in northern Spain?  A reminder of home.
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A nice mural, which could be many things, but which I chose to think is showing the saint being brought home from across the sea.
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Not for the first time in Spain, I am surprised by how graphic and liberal the Spanish seem to have become.
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The river rushes past, making a small waterfall for pilgrims to enjoy.