Hotel San Carlos
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... coast. It's about one hour drive from Santiago de Compostela. Our goal is to reach Faro de Fisterra - it's where pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela finish their journeys and apparently burn their stinky socks and shoes. And it says that by doing so, they will reborn. The entire coast area is beautiful. I know, I keep saying "beautiful" about Spanish northern coast area - and it's true! We both love this region. At the cape, amongst numerous daisy flowers, ...
... names will be read out and we will officially join the great number of Peregrinios that have made their way across Europe by various routes to end up here since medieval times and before. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sunday 28th September We attended the Catholic mass for pilgrims that have completed the Camino and received their Compostela. It was quite an occasion full of ceremony and rituals quite foreign to me but clearly meaningful to the ...
... time their walk to arrive around the 25th to celebrate the feast of Saint James. We arrived at our accommodation to be greeted by a lovely family run establishment who spoke little English. The bar downstairs was filled with a local crowd with mum in the kitchen, dad serving the beers/wine and the daughter handling the lodgings. It really was a cute little setup and over the next few days we got to know the family a bit better. Jac found the old man 'Pappy' very ...
... rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">Other bishops in other places sat there and thought: "Our place needs a saint, so we can benefit too". The criteria for a sustainable medieval religious tourist destination is a relic - you need a relic, some part of the saint, his robe, hat, a tooth, a hand - the biggest drawcard ...
... complete unto ourselves. Tonight however, I found myself having drinks, dinner and going to a Pilgrim's Mass with a group of women from Germany, Belgium, France and Vancouver Island; a new way to see and experience "the Way". I hope to cross the finish line after 3 more days of walking and the Judy and I will finish up our grand adventure together. Again, I'm so grateful for my support team at home!
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