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Rode from Villa franca de el Bierzo Rio P[uen]te. We dined at Ponferrada. We passed through several Villages and over Bridges and
Rivers. We passed Campo de Narraya, Cacabelos Rio P[uente] and Ponferrada where We dined. The Country grows smoother.1
1. The cavalcade stopped this night at Bembibre, a village seven leagues beyond Villafranca
del Bierzo; both JQA and Dana had difficulty spelling its name in their journals, and JA did not even attempt to in his.
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