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Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela
... the Atlantic Ocean toward Ireland and the UK, in that direction anyway. It was beautiful and I was the only person there. The warm wind and sun invigorated me; I could have sat there all day... I had three stones to throw into the Atlantic symbolising unity, love and releasing the old to make way for the new. Not sure if my long arm was long enough though because I'm sure I heard them land on the cliff below rather than into the ...
I have arrived in Santiago. I feel very peaceful and strangely rested. It was a lovely walk today and most of it was rural even though I was within a few miles of Santiago. I was very surprised that I didn't have that "smell the barn" urgency that I expected. I just enjoyed the walk so much and knew that this would be the end. I was filled with emotion when I crossed the bridge over the train tracks at Angrois. This is where ...
Now the whole time I was with Lucy and her Mum, we were teasing Brenda, telling her that yes we had a surprise trip planned, and that we would be going to Morocco, and as a first time guest, we had a restaurant lined up that served lambs head with it's balls in it's mouth and Brenda was going to have to eat the brains, balls and eyes, and for a vege, she was freaking !!!
... to the Good Jesus of the Mountain. Lunch stop Braga, liquid lunch glass of red wine (vinho tinto). Dinner tonight was was a typical Portugese,. We would never have found the restaurant down a narrow ally way that we would not have ventured down. It was called the Rabbit House. Back at the Hotel Axis, this is the best hotel that we have had so far, balcony and slept with doors wide open. Breakfast was so good, scrambled eggs and slithers of ...
... s close to 7.30pm when we see the Santiago sign - finally. However it's on the outskirts and we need to get closer to the cathedral to find some accommodation. The group has got smaller. Now it's just the Australians and one group of the Italians. We climb the hill. We do it. Finished. 43 km walked 13 hours in total (including breaks) 6 litres of fluid 2 icy poles A full 3 course meal for lunch Fruit An ice cream And a big bag of determination Buon ...
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