Araguaney Gran Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Santiago in sight We're ready for the final assault in the rain , and follow the path in the forest, fragrant again with dampness and eucalyptusy smell . Not many people to shout Buena Camino to today . And action replay at the final stone to mark the distance, more pics, this time in rain . The going starts getting tough due to rain and fatigue …
When we booked the river cruise with Viking, we also booked the two-night extension to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. At least twenty years ago I read Ken Follett's novel, Pillars of the Earth. If you read it, too, you'll recall that it was about building a cathedral in England in the 12th century. After the vaulted roof falls in, the stonemasons travel to Santiago ...
... displaying fresh lobsters, prawns, octopus and many other seafood creatures we hadn't seen before. The signature dish of the region is pulpo a galega (tender slices of octopus tentacle sprinkled with paprika and olive oil). We snacked on clams, oysters, octopus, prawns and many other delights then retired for the night back to our lodgings with a quick espresso before bed and a few savoury treats off pappy from mums kitchen. The next day was spent exploring ...
... and Birgitt who wanted to catch up before going down for another special compostela that marked 800 years since St Francis walked the trail. Most of us stayed and had a beer rather than getting into another queue.
Mike is English and living in South Carolina while his sister came to meet him at the end of his walk. She and her daughter are living in Valencia. Apparently her husband wanted to settle in Valencia and they did although he passed away soon after, and ...
... bags into backpacks at 5:30, but I will miss the people I have met along the way, the beautiful scenery, great food and wine. The Camino is certainly a great experience for the mind and the body. I haven't found a set of scales yet but I'm guessing I'm about 4 kilo lighter than when I left Brisbane. I'm looking forward to getting some new clothes in Barcelona as I don't want to look at these same ones I have been wearing for the last 40 days again. Buen ...