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TripAdvisor Reviews Hesperia Peregrino Santiago de Compostela
Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela
... the beaches around there. The town is small and picturesque but with lots of one-way streets meaning we have to adapt what google maps is telling us, and end up at one point on a one-way street surrounded by no-entry signs and facing a 2.4m height restricted road. This is a little worrying until Jonny acts as convoy and we find that the trees overhead have recently been cut and so the 2.4m restriction is merely a precaution. One beach in particular to the west of Llanes is ...
... restful. Almost like a retreat. A shower and normal gear to explore the town and get lunch. We ran into Bernie and Barb from Australia so sat and had wine with them before going to Mass ( yes what you see is for real). Mmmmm all in Spanish but very cool and a tribute to all the pilgrims who had walked. The lead nun sang beautifully and the organ was great. Loved the big huge incense burner called a thurible ...
... looking fit & tanned. We walked around the town & later while having dinner heard excited cheers & feet running, only to be told it was the customary way to finish a pilgrimage. There were buskers playing the bagpipes & drums, the music echoed beautifully against the stone buildings & covered walkways. Apparently a lot of locals have red hair & freckles, a result of earlier gaelic ...
... 8217;s a synopsis of the rest of this festival: opening act was La Chupinaza where hundreds of people fill a plaza awaiting a giant puppet lady to officially commence the festivities. While they wait, and after she comes out, the crowd throws eggs, flour, water, champagne, wine, mustard—you name it—and everyone gets covered in muck! They go change and then head back out for a night of singing, dancing,
drinking. Eider led Anya, Che, and Amani ...
... of socks the night before, I was was able to buy some socks from some old guy on the side of the road. Three pairs for 5 Euro. The guys reckon I will be lucky to get one wear out of them but that is all I will need to get me home.
We finally made it to the cathedral and then found our hotel was only 100 metres away. Great location. Had a coffee and a toasted sandwich beforehand, leaving our bags and going up to the office where we joined a very slow queue to get ...