Hotel Altair

Address: Rua Loureiros, 12, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, 15704, Spain and Canary Islands | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela

A travel blog entry by me.andmyshadow on Sep 27, 2014

4 comments, 13 photos

... by bus to the edge of the world and dipped my feet in the cold Atlantic Ocean. As with my whole Camino, the weather was calm and sunny, most uncharacteristic of the region of Galicia which is renowned for its high rainfall. I bid farewell to my Camino friends and to the Camino de Santiago, for now... I think that I will be processing what this journey has meant to me for sometime to come. It has certainly been a physical challenge and to ...

Thurs. Aug. 14 - Day 34

A travel blog entry by mary_and_paul on Aug 15, 2014

5 photos

... minutes. The walk was fun with the kids. Bobby admitted after our first break that his body hurt all over. Lunch was good and in the last big town before Santiago. We fixed our shoes, put on sunscreen and headed out to find our final lodging on the Camino. Except for the first night, we never reserved a spot, allowing the Camino to provide. The first place we tried was a 3-star hotel. It didn't feel right to stay there before walking into Santiago. Even though it was already ...


A travel blog entry by dyak on May 25, 2014


The pilgrimage to Santiago began in the ninth century and since that time thousands upon thousands of people from over the world have completed the pilgrimage. One of the most noted pilgrims is St. Francis of Assisi. As it turns out 2014 marks the 800th anniversary since St. Francis completed his pilgrimage. Every 100 years the Franciscans issue a "Cotolaya" to commemorate his pilgrimage. I headed off ...

And I would walk 500 miles...

A travel blog entry by hunter-long on Sep 26, 2013

1 photo

... have taught me much with their harsh lessons and gentle kindness, solidified in me as I relinquished the last of the pursuit of comfort and immersed into the cold cold waters of the sea. Then a days walk through the mossy stone pathways of Galacia, that wound into forest and gave way to the cape of Finisterra. We married there, at the end of the earth, the sun broke through for the first time in a week and bagpipes began in the ...

Day 13

A travel blog entry by dan.oconnor.121 on May 20, 2013

... really raining all that hard and I took them off a little while later. Boy my legs got hot!!! We headed out of the albergue following the yellow arrows as every good pilgrim does. Almost. We crossed a road and continued up the dirt road. Then we heard then saw this lady in a second story window about 50 meters away yelling at us and waving. So we waved back saying, "isn't that nice?" But she didn't stop. So we figured we must ...