Camino de Santiago - Day 25

Today we are in Palac de Rei - a small town about 76-km from Santiago. We passed several of these sweet structures on our way to town. Curious, I did some research and discovered these are called hórreos. They are a typical granary in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula (mainly Galicia, Asturias and Northern Portugal). They are built in wood or stone, raised from the ground by pillars or esteos and end in flat staddle stones or vira-ratos to avoid the access of rodents.

I thought they were lit