It is a place where time stands still. I relished the few hours we spent in Combarro.
|Grain storage houses called horreos|
As I stepped from the minivan, I felt the warm sun on my back and gazed out on a perfect scene with small, colorful boats. Walking slowly through the town, I felt as if I was in a trance. I gazed at the granary houses made of sparkling granite. I snapped a photo of a plastic table and chair set with a perfect view and thought to myself, “a room with a view.”
|My room with a view|
I yearned to sit down but didn’t dare as witches in the form of dolls and statues hung everywhere, from every surface in the shops to sprawled out on the sidewalks. I found a stone staircase to nowhere.
|Stairway to nowhere|
If you would like to know more about Combarro, check out:
Combarro Travel Guide
And here is a little more information on the area of Galicia, Spain where Combarro is located.
wikipedia Galica (Spain)