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... in Taksim Square. By now it is 20h00, and I have to back at the airport at 00h00. Well, talk about heaving masses - Taksim Square is like an ant's nest. There is a wave of people going up and down the road from Taksim that you cannot believe. What a time warp - from Santiago to Istanbul. The difference, the feeling of being on another planet, being confronted by the super friendly Turks, tourists, vendors, and people trying to sell just about anything short ...
... I had and went down to get my Compostela. The queue wasn't too bad and it had stopped raining so after queuing for about 30 minutes I presented my Pilgrims Passport which was duly signed off and my Compostela was issued. That felt like the real end of the journey as it made it official. Had a quick beer to celebrate than back to the hotel to put it in the safe before I went out for dinner and drinks. I couldn't trust myself thinking that I might leave it in a bar ...
... 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.
Everyone wants to experience the Cathedral ...
... but we managed, as we neared Santiago the countryside became more suburbs, we were nearing our destination. Our first view of Santiago and the cathedral was disappointing as we were expecting a great view of the cathedral, all we saw were high rise flats and scaffolding round the cathedral. We made our final push into ...
... and pick them up after. I had separation anxiety as I left Bubba with all of the other packs. He really holds my whole world here, and it was hard to walk away with a small piece of paper with a number (guess I'm an overprotective parent!?) As I walked in, they had already started the "pre-mass". The church was over capacity. I noticed my feet/blisters were not happy about no breaks today and started throbbing. There were folks seated on the base of ...