ON THE ROAD WITH ANN – “Hórreos”, Galician granaries, pre-Roman Ruins

Designed to keep out rats and rain.  Can be simple or ornate, often full of religious symbolism.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%C3%B3rreo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Galicia is also replete with pre-Roman ruins. This is a ‘Castro,’ a Celtic settlement burned and destroyed by the Romans.

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