LUGO – SAN ROMÁN DA RETORTA
Leaving the town through the Puerta de Santiago, the way leads to a Roman bridge over the river Miño and follows most of the time the Roman road. Unfortunately, it is an asphalt street now.
In Galicia, there are crosses everywhere. Every hórreo (granary) has a cross on the roof. Crosses were used to ward off evil spirits.
One other interesting remnant of the Roman times is a Roman road marker.
Unfortunately, my right knee started to hurt this day and I was happy to find a place to sleep in the albergue San Román da Retorta. Most of my pilgrim friends went to the next albergue, Ferreira de Negral, .