Hotel Sino & Lounge

Address: Pracina da Algalia de Arriba 5, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, 15703, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela


A travel blog entry by redfox418 on Sep 28, 2014

... mass was nearing completion. This mass in particular used the botafumeiro, the very large incense receptacle that gets swung on a rope through the width of the cathedral at very fast speeds. After the mass, I stuck around with Isabel and walked into the crypt under the altar where Santiago's "remains" are and waited in line to hug the famous statue of Santiago. I was glad I did this, because I thought of my Aunt Nicole and how amazed she would have been to ...

Sail Rock & Quasimodo

A travel blog entry by kristimoen on Sep 22, 2014

28 photos

... tip over this morning, and I was not going to be crushed in a freak accident (I could hear it, "woman walks 250 miles unscathed only to be crushed to death by boulder - additionally, she was carrying no id (Bubba was at Albergue) so we have no idea who she is/was"). Yeah, I know... but the first time did take a few minutes. The second time was easier... and then I was on a roll! On about the 7th time, I noticed a ...

Reversing direction

A travel blog entry by cherylmcinnes on Jun 16, 2014

6 photos

... met along the way. Like us, they are getting ready to return home. I go back into the cathedral one last time. Its a bit nostalgic going back in after the pilgrim Mass and the receiving of the Compostella, but its also about all the people we have met along the way. People whose company we have enjoyed, and who we will likely never see again. Tomorrow we fly to Barcelona and a bit of sight seeing prior to our flights back home to ...

God only knows!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree on Apr 24, 2014

3 comments, 20 photos

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And here is my viewpoint! Originally there was only one pilgrimage site, The Holy City, ...


A travel blog entry by uncle_davros on Sep 17, 2013

133 photos

... line-height: normal; font-family: arial, sans-serif;">And after a coffee, we went back into the Cathedral and grabbed a pew for the performance of the botufumeiro. Basically a giant incense burner that is swung around the Cathedral. It used to be used to cleanse the poor, but now you need to pay around €700 to see it swing, and thankfully, there are many religious types that are willing to pay this !!! It is impressive and the show is always worth ...