Hotel San Lorenzo
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... at Shavu’ot, and in the fall at Sukkot everyone, or at least those who had the means to do so, walked to Jerusalem, brought grain or sheep or cattle or doves to the priests in the Temple, and celebrated the most important holidays in the holiest place.
We haven’t been able to do this for the past 1945 years, but our liturgy certainly reflects that these were pilgrimage festivals, and walking to Jerusalem was a big part of the experience. ...
... other places we have visited. Our calf muscles and glutes got a good work out. We found a café and sat on its terrace and watched the locals while drinking coffee (Ruth) and tea (Tom).
We had dinner at the Parador with the English couple. The restaurant was a beautiful building and the food was excellent, but naturally more expensive than local cafes. Again it was nearly midnight before we got to our ...
... this girl and she chose to hang with us oldies. Will miss her.
The highlight was to finally attend a pilgrims mass in the cathedral. It is held twice daily and if someone pays for it the Bellifumo is lit and we knew it would be lit last night. What an event! Was a typical RC mass and all in Spanish but you know what's going on regardless -same all over the world. But the lighting of the Bellifumo was awesome. It is filled with frankincense and lit ...
... to eat and get out so they can fill your table with more customers. Not here. He would have let us sit there all day if we didn't ask. Finally, our last adventure lands is back in our apartment. We all clean ourselves up and try to figure out how to meet up with Jordan tomorrow. But in between this since we had been in the same clothes over 24 hours we thought it'd be a good idea to wash them in this washer thing here. Nope. Not the best idea we've ...
... their elation with the family or loved ones. It is such a joyous moment that you would start the Camino yourself that very moment.
In a restaurant we run into a Dutch couple that is working at the Dutch Camino Society's Santiago home as volunteers for a couple of weeks. They invite us to visit their attic in the building where the pilgrims collect their final stamp and shield. "We receive Dutch pilgrims when they reach ...