- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
- Multilingual staff
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... 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 ...
... got in line to get my Compostela. It began raining and there were only 2 people working, so it took over an hour, but it was so much fun in line - seeing familiar faces and catching up. When I got my Compostela (I was so excited) he wrote "Christina" Moen. I said, excuse me, but that is not the correct spelling. Oops. He very formally stated that this was a LATIN document (silly girl), and that THIS was my Latin name (mom & dad - did you know that? ;). Ha. ...
... By day 6 I could barely move my legs, nor could I really sit, because my bum was so sore from 6 hours on the saddle every day. But how do I explain that feeling of cycling into Santiago and finally arriving at the Impressive cathedral? Pilgrims were lying all over the square, just taking in the moment and I understood why - an overwhelming feeling of accomplishment. Sore muscles: yes Near mental breakdown: yes Family bonding: yes Worth it: yes ...
I don't wanna leave! This place has quickly started to feel like home to me and it's going to be a very hard transition back into the real world. I've become so comfortable here, and right now, it's hard to see myself somewhere else. Last night, we all had dinner together at a very nice restaurant, and we talked about our trip and what we have learned. We did the "Rose, stem, thorn" game, which was interesting because we got to hear from everyone about their ...
... so fit? Arrived early and met others for a fun meal just down from where we were staying.
The next day we prepared for another days walk in the rain...but by lunchtime the threat of rain moved on and the weather improved so it now looks like we will hit Santiago with a sunny few days..very excited by this!
Tonight we are in Ribadiso with 42km to go......and all is ...