Puerta de San Pedro
Travel Blogs from Lugo
Surprisingly, there were only 5 people in our dormitory last night. What a treat as we all had lower bunks and space to prepare to leave this morning.
Just to finish off last night, we decided not to have the pilgrim's menu and went to a little cafe only 50 metres up from our albergue that was recommended. Warren had the hamburger with the works while Richard and I had the chicken with chips and salad. Other than Warren, we had trouble finishing ...
... down provided some pretty spectacular scenery on the long decent into Triacastella. The day remained cool even though the sun came out.
Lunch was absolutely fantastic in Restaurant Xacobeo. I had noodle soup followed by Scallops cooked Galician style that I would defy any top 5 star Chef to beat. Still can't believe the prices here, 2 bottles of Vino Tino, a big bottle of water, 2 plates of Paella, 1 plate of mussels, 3 coffee and ...
... of the buildings- most have been restored. It seem the fire was caused by an explosion in the distillery- which may explain why the liqueur Benedictine increased in price.
4. As you might expect in a building of such history church art and documents abound. Of note are the two massive statues sited one on either side of the huge sanctuary where daily mass is offered of two famous kings Father and son who along with the warrior St. James are credited with defeating the Moors or ...
... Camino in the morning. We spoke with a few of these folks who were from the US and Canada. They were on day 3 and were amazed that we were on day 28 and had already walked 650kms!
Each person needs to do their own Camino. For me, I believe the time and effort required for the full walk from St. Jean Pied de Port was necessary to prepare my heart for the insights I've been given along the way. I'm grateful we had the time to do ...
... our sanity. The second place was actually fine, and we had good, filling food, which included potatoes for the first time EVER on the trip (not JUST French fries/chips). After a cookie cornetto, which was actually some confusion of the language barrier, we bought some supplies in the supermercado, and headed back for a siesta. The teenagers have left the room now, but have congregated outside our window, so it's still pretty annoying, but my eyes are nearly closing ...
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