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... gloss off the final day. The walk was through dense and ever-present eucalyptus but the latter half made way for the asphalt and some minor crowds.Most of those entering Santiago today would have left early and intent on making a "B line" for the midday mass. It was my intention to stroll in and get to the 7.30pm mass where I was assured that the giant Botafumeiro would be swung.
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... Frances spend their last night there and then only have 5 km the next morning to walk and can arrive in Santiago in time for the 12:00 o'clock mass. The next morning we head to the Cathedral to meet up with some of the other pilgrims we walked with. We got our final stamp and obtained our compostella. We then find another private albergue in the old city and stayed there for 3 nights. We toured Santiago and then got our car rental and headed to southern ...
... in the shade against an old building across the plaza, took our shoes off, and just sat there for about an hour realizing what we had just done. I have a rather vacant feeling about this at the moment. We are standing in a long line (almost an hour now) at the "Officina de Peregrino" where we will be interviewed before receiving our "Compestela". I understand the official organization works hard to uncover fraudulent claims of the distance ...
I woke this morning to sunshine again, but today was extremely windy. I packed up everything and put it in a long hallway where other pilgrims who were taking the later bus left their packs, and off I went. I headed back to the point passing the little church I had passed so many times now, which was always locked, and got a pleasant surprise. The door was wide open.
I peeked my head in and found a man ...
... the town, couldn't find me and figured I'd walked on. Figured they weren't far away but waited 1/2 hour before Hedley got in and it was an hour before Hamish made it - he got yapping to some girls. Hedley said he had asked some people if they'd seen me to make sure I was in front and they said "the Australian bullet" was long gone!
That's funny. But when I think about it there's only been two people who have actually overtaken us ...