Balneario de Compostela
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... landscape is very similar. The pace of life is polar opposites to what I'm used to in London and probably one reason I'll never live here until I retire but for the few weeks I spend here every year I get time to relax, see family and I'm always on the search for finding things and places I've never seen before and every time I come I learn something new. It's only recently that I've seen outdoor media spaces advertising Galicia as a ...
... of production is machine operated, certain parts still require a human's touch. That's what they told us anyways, although I think the reality is it's a hell of a lot cheaper for labour, than it is to buy new machines.
In comparison to other days, this was a relatively easy going and quiet day, tomorrow though will bring with it a day of white water rafting and gnarly times.
... itself was a nice city and the weather was perfect during the walk. The route was well marked with clamshell dotted ever 100m or so indicating which way to go. Passed many nationalities on the walk inlcuding Chinese, Japanese, Americans and many Europeans all of which we hoping to finish the walk that afternoon.A couple of bagpipes could be heard around town as you explored the narrow streets.
... only had 1km to go we stopped for a beer. We walked for 2km and then asked for directions again and were told it was only 2km away. After 2km we asked a man with a horse who told us it was only 1km away, after 1km we asked a lady who told us it was 1km away. By this time it was after 7pm and totally dark, we did eventually find our way. Marie had lost faith the minute we left the bar. The accommodation turned out to be first class in a converted ...
... but we've now discovered the reason for this. The swinging of the huge incense burner was originally used to fumigate the smelly, sweaty pilgrims........we can see the reasoning behind this practice. Ahem. So we will hopefully manage one final entry once we reach santiago and upload more photos. Trust all is well at home and looking forward to seeing you all soon! Muireann and ...
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