Husa Ciudad de Compostela
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... a good look around town. The area around the cathedral is ancient with tiny narrow streets and laneways, almost car free except for delivery vans and taxis.
Lots of shops selling mementos that you would be embarrassed to have when you got home but there are some wall tiles that we will look at today.
We linked up with Roland and Ute and enjoyed a couple of beers in the sunshine before then seeing Richard, Francis, Leon, Mike and Birgitt who ...
Our last albergue experience was in Monte de Gozo where a huge complex of buildings has been built to accommodate the numbers of pilgrims. It is functional but not attractive. Peter commented that it looked like a prison camp. There were 8 bunks per room and we got assigned room #10. As luck would have it one our bunk mates turned out to be the most incredible snorer I have so far come in contact with. After 3 hours of trying to ignore him ...
... mountain roads and were able to glimpse the deep valley below dotted with clusters of houses. Later the sinking sun glowed behind the black silhouettes of the mountains turning the sky a deep, dark blue. I love nature!
Santiago was a great introduction to Galicia. Everyone at work sighed with envy when I told them where I'd been! It's a lovely spot, although to be honest, I'm glad I live in Oviedo. I'm becoming quite attached to my new ...
... of anticipation as we approached the Cathedral. The Cathedral of Saint James is a fantastic, massive building. To see it in real life and to reflect back from the first day and to think how far we have come, was quite emotional. We made it to the pilgrims mass at midday. It went for an hour and was absolutely overflowing with pilgrims and tourists. There was singing from a nun running the service as well as readings and prayers from the priests ...
... it was drinks and dinner at a great dinning room, and the troubles of the day quickly forgotten. The dish of the night was deep fried baby trouts, to be eaten from head to tail. Absolutely delicious or as Alex would say: excuisito! I never thought a fish head would taste so good. We were also given the first surprise of the trip: Ricardo had organised a show by the hotel owner Mario who was a true character. He impersonated, and gave us, a Galician chanted potion which ...