The line from Leon to Orense also traverses a remarkable series of tunnels, bridges and deep cuttings.
Orense gave him an opening, and the country was for a moment at his mercy.
The bridge ascends from each end to something of a point in the centre, and is one of the wonders of Orense.
The influence of the cathedral of Santiago is self-evident in the cathedral of Orense.
Cf. similar corbel capitals in the nave of the cathedral of Orense in Galicia.
The approach to the city by rail from Orense is simply superb.
This monastic church, at one time owned by Templars, is situated outside the city boundary on the Orense road.
He was born of hidalgo parents near Orense, where his casa solar stands, still lived in by a Feijo of to-day.
At the end of eight days the news came that Soult, having made all his preparations, had left Orense on his march southward.
The journey from Vigo to Orense occupied five hours; and there was the same time spent on the return, which the newsvendor made.