Hotel Spa Relais & Chateaux A Quinta da Auga
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... we walked past the airport serving Santiago. Then, the woods gave way to asphalt and concrete. Next, the view became mainly suburban buildings and residential communities. The decent into Santiago was startling with a lot of street traffic, the smell of exhaust, noise, and concrete. After spending so much time in rural Spain, the change is rather depressing. After walking several K through the city we arrived at the Cathedral de Santiago. We found ...
... the cathedral and wandered around for half an hour making sure I checked out the casket of Santiago himself...a very moving moment. After that I needed to sit down so at 10:24am I sat in the front pew of the north south transept. Manuel told me the night before to make sure I sat north south because if they used the botafumeiro it swings north south. So I was set! Margaret joined me at around 11am, followed by Chris, Cheryl and Sharon. Margaret and I asked the ...
... we took the city bus- no real issue getting off at the correct stop - just- headed for Cathedral via tourist information - our accommodation in the old monastery is adjacent to the Cathedral of St James- James was the the brother of John and one of the disciples . He had been a missionary sent to the furtherest most point of the earth which back then was ...
... is to risk exposing your true self To place your ideas and dreams before a crowd is to risk their loss To love is to risk not being loved in return To live is to risk dying To try is to risk failure But risks must be taken Because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing The people who risk nothing may avoid suffering and sorrow But they cannot learn, feel, change, grow or really live Chained by their servitude they are slaves who have forefeighted all freedom. Only a person who risks is truly ...
... This practice was originally used to rid the cathedral of of odours (and disease) from the dirty pilgrims. (Maybe that is still true!) The cathedral also hosts the supposed remains of St. James. Whether or not this is true, I am not to judge but the history of the Camino is based on the presumption that this is true. For me, the spiritual insights happened on route so it really matters little to me whether the remains are authentic or not. Upon completing the ...