We Have a Winner!

 

Some property owners renovate their old Horreos, while others have new ones built just for show.

Congratulations to Jamey who guessed drying shed!

 

These “unofficial symbols” of the Galicia region of Spain are known as horreos. We were told they were used to dry corn and sure enough, when we peeked inside we saw corn.

Traditionally, farmers stored and dried grain within the horreos. Sadly, they no longer offer practical storage for modern day farmers, but horreos remain popular with landowners who feel they are a valuable historical feature.

 

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2 thoughts on “We Have a Winner!

  1. Jamey

    Yay! I love the history you are sharing with your followers! I am feeling some sadness that this journey is coming to a close.. Perhaps the carryoncouple are
    Planning their next trip!?

    • Carryoncouple plans to enjoy home for awhile…but stay tuned…you never know where we might appear! Hope to see you soon Jamey!

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