National Geographic : 1929 Mar
Photograph by Angel Rubio THESE LITTLE PIGS GO TO MARKET AT SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Galicia's abundance of acorns and chestnuts makes swine-raising profitable. Some of these animals,instead ofbeing turned into pork products, are trained to hunt truffles, fungi which grow underground in oak and chestnut forests particularly and whichcan bereadily detected bytheir odor. Inthe Middle Ages Santiago de Compostela, Galicia's former capital, was famous for its shrine of St. James the Great. Somany pilgrims flocked toitthat "the Santiago Road" became the popular Spanish name for the Milky Way.