Eurostars San Lazaro
Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela
... arrived as we were putting on our backpacks to leave. We confirmed with her we would wait at a designated place and we would all walk into Santiago together.
She seemed happy with that, so we continued on pausing to browse a souvenir stall near the cafe we'd stopped at. We walked through a couple of other small villages, through more forests of gum trees, always keeping an eye out for Sharon, but she was not to be seen.
As we were walking toward ...
... our packs from storage as you can not go into the cathedral with your packs. On our way, we passed a cafe advertising a buffet lunch for 9€. We ventured in. The food was so delicious and there was no ham on the buffet. There was a Galicia soup, several different types of fish, chorizo sausage, egg over peppers, steamed vegies, spaghetti , dark bread, salad, and a yummy dessert. We kind of over did the eating but it was so good. Settled into ...
... this last week also spoilt us with some lovely modern Albergues though did also introduce us on one night to a whole new interpretation of 'central heating' (ie one small heater in the centre of a 25 bed room!) Albergues are the 'hotels' for pilgrims which range in their facilities anywhere from some 35 beds crammed into a very small renovated church with minimal areas for ablutions or socialising and where one provides their own sleeping bags and hopes not to find any of ...
... entire route is from the French Border to Santiago some 780 kilometres in length. We spent the morning wandering the old city and did a quick visit to the Cathedral - we will return later.
We set off on a self guided walking tour around the town that was given to us by the Tourist Information Centre but the rain forced us to abandon parts of the trip and spend more time in churches and ...
... mygood after dinner, which was practically the same thing. Natural frozen yoghurt for the win. We love it. Things are quiet now in the hostel. People are just looking forward to tomorrow, or recovering after today, I suppose. Personally, I'm dying to get to a hotel, even though the Compostela is more important. I'm just looking forward to some personal space, privacy and peace!! It will be amazing!!! Steps: 40,714 (shopping centres really added on to it, eh?!) Stairs: 128 Km: ...
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