OURENSE "TERRA DA CHISPA."
The citizens of Ourense are known as "paragüeros" or knife grinders, at least in Galicia. Let´s see the reason of this denomination.
Ourense Terra da Chispa
This photograph was taken in Nogueira de Ramuín. Ourense.
" TERRA DA CHISPA".
The knife grinder is the symbol more universal and the real identification of Ourense.
"Roda de afiar coitelos" (grinder wheel )
Grinder wheel. Ourense.