Hotel Santiago Apostol
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... trail for well over a thousand years. It has enjoyed a real renaissance in the last few decades, too. After dwindling to almost nothing in the early 1980's the numbers have soared to 200,000 annually in recent years. That’s a lot of pilgrims, many of them walking the entire 500-mile length of the longest of the journeys.
The many books on walking the famous pilgrimage route are singularly well titled: I'm Off Then: Losing and Finding Myself on the ...
... we had intended to take a bus to Finisterre, which in medieval times was considered the "end of the earth". Our plans changed yesterday when the heavens opened up and torrential rains lasted all afternoon and were predicted to continue into today. The small cobblestone streets were rivers. We worried about our friends walking in to Santiago in the rain, but some things you just can't control. ...
Not much sleep the night before catching the bus at 5am bound for Santiago de Compostela, the end point of the Camino or Way of St. James, Schlepped my luggage down the three flights of steps at 430 am, probably waking up all the other guests, many of whom I heard staggering UP the steps around 230am haha. Five minute walk in the pitch dark along the river to the bus station and time to eat my breakfast of a pastry and a couple of apricots before the bus came. Was very glad ...
... and out to explore. We met with 10 other pilgrims for supper. Helen Duncan from Fort McMurray and Jeannette from Edmonton arranged it. What fun with lots of laughs and shared Camino experiences The other peregrinos were: Lavree and Robert Lust from New Zealand; Isabel Pennington and Karen Macmillan from the U.K.; Jonathon Gurney from the USA. ; Jean Lagrou, Seattle We had a good sleep. It felt odd not to have our pack, packed as we are here for 1 more ...
This morning we explored medieval downtown
Santiago, in particular the Catedral del Apostol, the endpoint of the Camino de
Santiago and the burial place of St James. The movie I think was called ‘The
Way’ is about this pilgrimage.
We had a more relaxing afternoon at the
apartment preparing our own lunches and washing. I was feeling a bit tired and