To Oz? …. To Oz!!

Through this beautiful covered corridor of woods on an old route from San Xulián do Camino to Ponte Campaña.

Historical note: Ponte Campaña was the setting for a bloody battle in 1370, fought between Fernán Ruiz de Castro (on behalf of King Pedro I of Castile – aka “Peter the Cruel”) and defeated by Pedro’s half-brother Enrique II.

 

Hórreos

Old silos (aka granaries), or hórreos, are used to store corn and other crops for fodder. By design, these roofed and slatted structures kept out moisture and rats or other rodents.