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Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela

Back on the bus - heading north

A travel blog entry by dreamalittle


... fields of crops, mainly wheat. . After 11am we gradually climbed higher into the mountains. We were told that Lunch would be at Una de Quintana, about 1pm but without a word to our group the bus continued on finally stopping at 1.45pm at a roadside cafeteria/ restaurant. At 5.10pm we arrive at a very modern hotel, NH Obradoiro in Santiago de Compostella. Again we get single beds instead of our preference for double but the reception staff are ...

Hello Saint James

A travel blog entry by mollytucker


... together with a huge amount of hugs and tears and love flowing all over. We wanted to be early to Santiago to make the pilgrims mass at noon which we did. Previously in the week they did not use the botafumeiro...large incense burner type object...but they did for me. It was amazing to watch the monks swing it back and forth. Truly and honor. The cathedral was packed and as I stood there watching people come in and arrive I saw ...

Walking the Way

A travel blog entry by quinitch


... well, something. And it's a perfect moment.

So that is the wondrous part of the Camino. But for me, it also unleashed some of my deepest insecurities. It threw me, without any notice, into a rabbit warren of complex emotions. You have to learn that you walk your Camino alone, so does everyone else and their Camino has nothing to do with you. I hope I make myself clear. I developed wonderful connections with people around me; it was illuminating in a ...

Completing the Compostela

A travel blog entry by marymc21


... were muddled. I have a few books on my iPad, only one of which I'm actually managing to read, but Laura was struggling with only having a massive copy of Don Quixote, and needed some fresh material. Her purchases seem to have been successful, and it was a nice change of pace for the afternoon. Back at the hotel, our clothes had miraculously landed - folded!!! - on our beds, which was an utter delight. We just smelled them for a while and enjoyed the cleanliness, before skyping ...

The Way Of St. James

A travel blog entry by tnaworldtour


... forward to testing myself physically to determine whether attempting hiking the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Crest Trail, both are potential items on my bucket list, is even plausible in the future. So it was in this frame of mind, I began my walk.

There is something pleasurable about such a simple, mundane schedule. Wake up at 5 a.m., walk an average of 30 kilometers, eat whatever food hasn't been picked over, and finally, sleep. ...

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