Galicia is in the north west of Spain.
There are four provinces: A Coruña, Lugo, Ourense and Pontevedra.
Galicia is surrounded by The Atlantic Ocean, at the west, the Cantabrilicia is surrounded by The Atlantic Ocean, at the west, the Cantabric Sea at the north, Asturias and Leon at the east and Portugal at the south
GALICIAN PREHISTORY: 5000 years ago people buried their dead in dolmens. There are many all over Galicia. This is the closest to our town. It's in Ribeira
BAROĂ‘A CELTIC FORT 2000 years ago our celtic ancestors lived in forts like this one.
GALICIAN TYPICAL CLOTHES:
there are many different dresses, depending on the purpose: For working days, for special cellebrations, for Sundays...And also depending on the area. One of the most famous and luxurious is the one from Muros
SAINT COSME HATS, VELVET WEISTCOATS AND APRONS ,WHITE BLOUSES AND DIFFERENT COLOURS FOR THE SKIRTS: RED, BROWN, MAROON, GREEN, BLACK, BLUE, YELLOW...
DRUMS AND BAGPIPES
Some of these instruments have been played in Galicia since centuries ago. BAGPIPE
Our gastronomy is one of the reasons why many people come and visit our country...,
SEAFOOD, SCALLOPS AND LOBSTER
GALICIAN STYLE OCTOPUS GALICIAN PIE
...Our landscapes at the seaside CATEDRAIS BEACH, BARREIROS, LUGO
XALLAS WATERFALL ON THE SEA
LOURO NATURAL PARK: LAKE, DUNES, MOUNT AND BEACH
GALLEON AT A POBRA DOCS
And our landscapes at the countryside
SERRA DO COUREL , IN LUGO
FRAGAS DO EUME, IN PONTEDEUME OS CAÑÓNS DO SIL, IN OURENSE
FAMOUS MONUMENTS HERCULES TOWER, ROMAN LIGHTHOUSE IN A CORUÑA
SAINT JAMES CATHEDRAL, IN SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA LUGO ROMAN WALLS
And this is our village :
A POBRA DO CARAMIÑAL
SANTA MARÍA DE XOBRE CHURCH
CASTRELO DE VITRES AND RIA DE AROUSA
A POBRA DO CARAMIÑAL
A POBRA DO CARAMIÑAL and PORT
Tuna fishing boats, sport yatchs and small boats to collect cockels and mussels
AND THIS IS MY SCHOOL
Its name is CEP SALUSTIANO REY EIRAS.
There are 400 primary students and 34 teachers.
In the playground there are a greenhouse and many trees, a football pitch, and a court for tennis, basketball and other sports.
A quick overview on Galicia