Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela
Day 10 Tuesday 28th - 20.5km - O Pedrouzo to Santiago de Compostela
This is the day, the final leg of this challenging, tiring, inspiring, emotional journey of walking. It was such a great feeling knowing how close I was to the finish, but also a bit sad to think it was the last day I would be walking this pilgrim. It was all nearly over. With …
... if not thousands) of miles and getting trapped in the Old Town unable to find your way to the cathedral, the symbol of the journey's end. Soul-destroying... We searched and wandered and then finally we arrived in a big square and there it was. It's quite a sight.
We went to a couple of museums, one about pilgrimages and another about life in Galicia through the ages. We didn't realise that the information boards of the latter would ...
... friends for 5€'; to ones that only opened two months ago and in addition to group rooms of 6 for 10€, also offer twin rooms with ensuites, towels and sheets for 20€. Needless to say the search was always on for the latter!!! In this last week our search for our yellow arrows that have so reassuringly guided us all for the last four or more weeks in Spain, became ever more poignant as we became aware that after arriving in Santiago we would no longer have them ...
This past weekend was our last AHA excursion and our last time being together. Since every weekend there is someone traveling, this was the last time we are all traveling together, or spending the weekend together. It was sad, but we made the most of it.
We traveled on a private bus to Santiago, and arrived Friday night. I was paired with 3 other girls, so we had the entire top floor to ourselves. It was by far the best room there! ...
Pallas de Rei is the closest town to the Sambreixo hotel that we eventually found after riding round country lanes for hours. If we had known it was 12 km off the main road it would have helped but because there was no distance on any sign we assumed it was just around the next bend. Anyhow we got there. Te sleep was refreshing for once, a cool night. We set off at about 8.30 am, only just daylight. Autumn is coming. We rode on the main road again ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility