Hostal Pico Sacro

San Francisco 20-22, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, 15704, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel

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Better after a beer

A travel blog entry by baileysworld


We took a slow pace to get to Salceda because apparently there is nothing here. Well wrong. There's a lovely new restaurant. The weather was hot and it seemed like the road got longer as we we looked for our Pousada. Exhausted and sore. Tomorrow is another good walk before Santiago. A large cold beer and a nice hot shower sorted us ...

The Compostella

A travel blog entry by cherylmcinnes


... that it is good to make it a little happier for her. We have a few rest stops along the way, just to have a loo break and pace ourselves. The plan is to wait for Sharron at Monte de Gozo (Hill of Joy) where we discover the big monument erected in memory of the visit by Pope John Paul in 1989 when he led the final Mass for World Youth Day. Kym and I have lunch while we wait and then head down and eventually into the city itself. We arrive early ...

God only knows!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree


... would be his! So what is the Vatican's official quote in regard to St James? They will not say that they believe the remains to be those of St James, however they fully support the pilgrimage. And this is the crux of it. Should it matter whether his remains are there or not? Not really. They make this pilgrimage for him, with him in mind, they think about him on the way and hug his effigy when they get there and visit the crypt believing it to be ...


A travel blog entry by oldfool


The wind and rain woke me up during the night, my hope was that we would get just one more day without rain. We have been so lucky this far and with only 15 or so Km to go, wouldn't it be nice. When I went down for breakfast Mike was chewing on a big Spanish Tortilla that the nice hostess made fresh for him. The weather was ugly, very windy with rain and fog. I could tell Mike wasn't keen on walking and I certainly ...

Arzua to Lavacolla 17.7 miles

A travel blog entry by elaineburgess


Quite a day but our last push before reaching our goal tomorrow. Just a 2.5-3 hour walk tomorrow. Forecast is for rain and Rick is having a small shin split issue. Only one aleve left and we are staying in the 'boonies' with nothing around. Like the night before Christmas as a kid. Let's just go to sleep so we can wake up and get on with ...


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