Hotel Universal

Plaza de Galicia 2, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, 15706, Spain and Canary Islands | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela

Old friends, botafumeiro and farewells...

A travel blog entry by kymmurphy

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... t work so I went downstairs; the lady asked what my room number was and I and told her it was 23. I went back upstairs to the second floor and it still didn't work. I repeated this five times until she decided to come up with me; I'm sure she thought I was a looney... Anyway, we get to the top of the stairs and she walks to room 24... Need I say more lol. So I finally had access to my room!

I was really keen to have a good seat in the pilgrim mass so I headed ...

10km walk to church

A travel blog entry by ranmar

1
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... 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 ...

Santiago de Compostela - Arrival!

A travel blog entry by kbrooksy

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31

... us in our daily lives. But to progress; on Wednesday the 20th we gathered for the final 20km into Santiago - to say there was a variety of emotions amongst us is probably an understatement and consequently we tended to string out a little. Though five of us (John, Raquel, myself, Florian and Hans) formed the vanguard and stopped two kms from the old town centre at a lovely grassy slope overlooking the southern areas of Santiago to indulge in a late lunch of red wine, ...

Arrive in Santiago de Compostela with the Pilgrims

A travel blog entry by dhensby

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... The next day the rain decreased and actually stopped allowing us to enjoy the old city. We ventured through it and down into the modern part. Decided on the Punjab restaurant for dinner, a rare site in Spain is a Indian food restaurant. We were their own customers for most of the time we were there - food was fairly decent.

Off to Madrid the next day and on our last extensive train journey.

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Day 12 - Santiago de Compostela and the Cathederal

A travel blog entry by jodiemaunder

9

... surprisingly feel great. Nothing is sore. With our late arrival into Santiago (St James) last night we have not yet been to the all important Cathedral. I shower and we head off. The old town is busy, and the morning is warm. We make our way through the bus loads of tourists and the pilgrims who are just arriving still loaded up with their backpacks. The Cathedral is amazing, and so much bigger than I ...

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