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Galicia (Spain) - Summer 1989

I left my home country at the age of seven, and returned there intermittently ever since. Most of my family lives there. I feel very nostalgic for this land, to which I am dearly attached. Gallegos around the world call this feeling Saudade. These pictures were taken during a three week trip to my home region of Galicia, in the summer of 1989. In Galicia, History is ever present. Rocks similar to those shown here have been dated to over 2 billion years, and are among the oldest visible rocks in Western Europe. Celts and Romans have used those rocks to build their homes. Modern Gallegos still do...
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Compostela cathedral
Compostela cathedral
My grandmother Maria
My grandmother Maria
My Grandmother Teresa
My Grandmother Teresa
Adam and Eve expelled
Adam and Eve expelled
Medieval window
Medieval window
Church ruins (I)
Church ruins (I)
Church ruins (II)
Church ruins (II)
Beach and pine (I)
Beach and pine (I)
Beach and pine (II)
Beach and pine (II)
Beach scene
Beach scene
Betanzos street
Betanzos street
Boat festival (Fiesta del Carmen) (I)
Boat festival (Fiesta del Carmen) (I)
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