Hotel Santiago Apostol
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... Sadly the WIFI here doesn't allow me to up load the video (will try I'm a later post) However, tomorrow we head off to complete the Camino de Finesterra, walking the 90 kilometers to the "end of the world". There's talk among the ranks of alternate camino transport, similar to the ancient horse and cart but simply modernized, but the purists will press on by foot! Buen ...
... the most beautiful places in the world and I thanked him for sharing his Albergue and his town with me. We hugged each other and I motioned to take a selfie with him (wish I would have taken another, as this photo does not capture his happy personality and smile!)
The bus pulled up and over 50 of us got on board. The bus ride was loud and joyous - everyone on the bus was telling stories of their journeys ...
... us. It was great. KM 0!!!!! That was awesome to step on. We later went to mass and watched the incense being swung in a huge cauldron over our heads. The botafumeiro. Along they way we met people of walking foro 6 days to 6 months. The longest was 2 guys walking from Hanover, Germany. That was impressive but amazing that someone could afford that time off. I ...
... would be his remains.....bingo! So what is the Vatican's official quote in regard to St James? They will not say that they believe the remains to be those of St James, however they fully support the pilgrimage. And this is the crux of it. Should it matter whether his remains are there or not? Not really. They make this pilgrimage for him, with him in mind, they think about him on the way and hug his effigy when they get there and visit the crypt believing it to be ...
... that we pay !!!
After lunch, we went back to the Cathedral to see the museum. What use to be €5 is now €15 and another €10 to see the crypt, and all I could think was, this is so typical of the church, they've been stealing for years, nothing changes !!!