La Palloza de Chis, Balboa, Os ancares

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La palloza es la casa típica de la comarca de Os Ancares, en la frontera entre Galicia y León. Personas, animales y alimentos cohabitaban hasta los años 50 de siglo XX en una única estancia, compartiendo el calor en las largas temporadas de invierno en las que quedaban completamente aisladas por la nieve, a veces sin poder salir de la palloza durante varios días, por lo que tenían a mano todo lo necesario para sobrevivir.

"Pallozas" (meaning "straw roof") is the name of the tradicional houses in the isolated county of Ancares, in northwestern Spain. People, cattle & foods shared a single room hut, so they could survive the long winters, as they could be isolated for weeks by the intense snowfall usual in the zone.
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Latitude: 42° 42' 38" N, Longitude: 6° 55' 24" W see »

Location: Balboa, Spain

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