Galicia is the only paradise from which we speak because we are discreet people who hate the crush and crowds huddled together on the same stretch of beach. Thus we have for each inhabitant beaches and kilometers of valleys and mountains where dwell at ease, but of course, are not all equal. Here we make our small selection of four corners you should not miss when you visit the site Mougás, knowing the south of Pontevedra.
Yes, summer is less than three weeks on the horizon and at the camping Mougás are looking forward to a new season of camping in the Rias Baixas. One of the things that motivates us is that the summer comes thanks to one of the funniest and most mysterious festivals of our calendar. There are a thousand bonfires of San Juan near a campsite of Pontevedra, which is ours. Let's review more about the celebration of the summer solstice in Pontevedra.
Here in the south, land of fine wines and delicate flowers, entroido celebrated as a sign of fertility of our lands. And probably the most famous carnivals in the area is the Entroido de Cobres, in which the Madams and I Galans are the protagonists.
Summer is slowly bouncing and life changes for our region. We passed the summer and greet the fall with one of the most famous activities that have made the neighborhood's vintage grapes to ferment the famous Albariño wine, one of the many gems we enjoy in southwestern Pontevedra .
Today we rescued the Battle of Rande, held in the Vigo estuary and was so formidable that the British, victors Vigo dedicated to a street in the heart of London. Even more: the smoldering embers of the boats on fire at the end of the fight were not the last trace of the nautical battle; said the fabulous booty carrying one of the galleons captured by the Anglo-Dutch alliance heretical is still submerged in the waters of the Ria de Vigo.
There is now a tendency to view the Middle Ages as a kind of dark epoch, placed between the light periods of the ancient classical period and the Renaissance modernity but the ingenuity and activity of these centuries in Galicia relativize this view, as seen in this Cistercian gem in Oia can enjoy: the monastery of Santa Maria the Elder in Oia.
If there is an artistic period that defines the character of Galicia, that is the Romanesque. This art form modulated the landscape of the community during the eleventh to thirteenth centuries and defined the way a space that had previously been kept in a wild state due to the decline in population that occurred in the centuries after the administrative decay dealt and military of the Visigothic monarchy and the subsequent occupation of Muslim armies arrived from north Africa.
This year marks the centenary of the first archaeological excavation on Mount Santa Tegra is met. We remind our visitors that they should not leave this corner of southern Galicia without visiting Santa Tegra. Located just over twenty minutes drive from our campsite, the fort is the most significant example of castrexa culture in the community. And that's saying something.
The friendly blog readers will have noticed that this blog not only talk about ourselves, but we strive to give more visibility to the monuments and historical events that happened or settle in our region. Today we turn to the ephemeris, because this year marks the centenary of the first archaeological excavation on Mount Santa Tegra is not meet. We remind our visitors that they should not leave this corner of southern Galicia without visiting the Castro de Santa Tegra. Located just over twenty minutes drive from our campsite, the fort is the most significant example of castrexa culture in the community. And that's saying something.
Today took the opportunity to talk a bit about a route to Compostela something unknown to the general public: the Camino Portuguese by Costa. This is an itinerary recovered some years ago and passing through those coastal towns where the pilgrims landed Compostela coming from further afield.
Touching lusas venturing into land in Galicia Goián well - in the very mouth of the river - either in A Guarda, a little further south.