Obradoiro

Address: Pombal, 44, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, 15705, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela

GALICIA

A travel blog entry by redfox418 on Sep 28, 2014

Okay, so I think I figured out how I'm going to do blog entries from now on. I already posted my Galicia pictures to Facebook and put anecdotes on some of the pictures. The blog entry will serve to reinforce with more details. With that being said, here's how last weekend in Galicia went: Friday morning my program all met up in the Atocha train station in Madrid to catch a 7:50 train to A Coruña (province of Galicia where Santiago is located). Five very ...

Old friends, botafumeiro and farewells...

A travel blog entry by kymmurphy on Jun 10, 2014

2 comments, 49 photos

... farewell hug; basically tears all round...

As I'm typing this the church bells from every church in the vicinity are chiming their bells...absolutely magnificent!

Anyway, after dinner Cheryl, Tony, Bert, Margaret and I went to an outdoor bar for another drink in the warmth before we said our farewells. Margaret was heading back home to County Cork, and Bert and Tony have a rest day so we won't see them again until we land at Tullamarine airport on ...

God only knows!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree on Apr 24, 2014

3 comments, 20 photos

... 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">Santiago is derived from the ancient Latin words, "Sancti Iacobi" meaning Saint James. Compostela from "Composita Tella" meaning Burial Ground. Throw it all together and we have "the burial ground of St James". Santiago de Compostela is a world renowned pilgrimage destination and yes, once again, UNESCO World Heritage!

Arrive in Santiago de Compostela with the Pilgrims

A travel blog entry by dhensby on Oct 05, 2013

30 photos

... a wonderful breakfast that kept us going for the whole day.

The main attraction to Santiago is the Cathedral, the designation for thousands upon thousands of pilgrims through the centuries putting their feet to the road on the Camino de Santiago trek. The Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James) is seen pilgrims walk hundreds of kilometres to pay homage to the remains of St. James in ...

Returned

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros on Sep 17, 2013

133 photos

... serif;">We had a quick walk round, grabbing some wine and food, and as it hit one in the morning, we put Brenda to bed before we retired.

Straight after breakfast, we walked through the Cathedral as we wanted to see if the botufumeiro was hanging down, and as it was, we knew where we ...