Hotel Puerta del Camino
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... and pilgrims from all over the world. After they have tramped their way into the beautiful cathedral (the end point of the pilgrimage where the body of St. James the Great is said to be buried) they queue up at an office to get their official confirmation that they have made it. Mind you, I think many of them cheated as there was quite a few of them on my bus! They are easily identified by their walking poles and in some cases a large scallop shell on their ...
... and summer is here. YEAHHHHH. Our flight leaves tomorrow at 11:50 am and we arrive in Reno at 9:57pm. Going to be a long traveling day but I am ready.
For me, the camino is still going. Just a different section is about to start and I cant wait to do it with my boyfriend John, our dogs, and my family and friends.
Todays lesson; everyday there is something to be thankful for. Be sure to recognize it.
All my ...
... to get their Compostela certificates and therefore derisively termed ‘tourigrinos’. You can pick them – they’re a little bit too clean and neatly dressed. Walking those hundreds of kilometres did not make any of us more tolerant, I’m afraid.
Even in the presence of the tourigrinos, walking in to Santiago de Compostela defies description but you can stand in the square in front of the Cathedral any day of the week and observe hundreds ...
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Of course the most interesting thing about this city is the proliferation of modern pilgrims arriving on the Camino de Santiago, or The Way of St. James. There are several "caminos" but the true way begins in France, and is a very long and difficult hike. I recommend you order “The Way”, an excellent film with Martin Sheen, though your local video store or provider to learn ...
We arrived in Santiago de Compostela at 7:00 am. Unfortunately, it was raining and chilly and we had to carry our bags from the train station to our hotel. We had a map and an address and a city that was confusing. That early in the morning there are not a lot of places open and very few people on the streets to ask directions. We wandered through the rain, stopped for coffee at the only place we could find ...