Transito dos Gramaticos Hotel

Plaza de Mazarelos 1, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, 15703, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela

Unity, love and releasing the old...

A travel blog entry by kymmurphy


... walking back up so I we group-hugged, cried and bade our farewells. Kate's parting words to me were "the real Camino starts when you get home dear", and off she went. I continued walking negotiating the rocks and wishing I had my trusty walking poles with me; I had a vision of me stumbling and rolling down the cliff... There were a few Japanese tourists there so I waited for them to leave and I found a rock to sit and ponder as I ...

Santiago de Compostella

A travel blog entry by tvandeve


... to stay. After the long hike the pilgrims made the church smell like something other than good. The church combatted the stench by filling a 60kg silver sensor (incense burning cauldron) and swinging it on a long rope. The photo inside the church shows the sensor hanging from the rope which they still have emitting smoke and swinging at high speed daily. After a day in Santiago, we wandered the old part of Vigo before boarding the ...

Santiago de Compostela - Arrival!

A travel blog entry by kbrooksy


... is to risk exposing your true self To place your ideas and dreams before a crowd is to risk their loss To love is to risk not being loved in return To live is to risk dying To try is to risk failure But risks must be taken Because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing The people who risk nothing may avoid suffering and sorrow But they cannot learn, feel, change, grow or really live Chained by their servitude they are slaves who have forefeighted all freedom. Only a person who risks is truly ...

Santiago to Oporto

A travel blog entry by murrayp


Relaxing morning and late departure from Santiago on route to Porto. We are now on the coast of Pontevedra on the Western coast and the Atlantic Ocean. Town are are very close, another lovely coastal town of Vigo.during 16th century, Vigo was under attack. Sir Francis Drake overtook the city at one stage. Symbol of the Rooster, is prominent also cork. Cork hats, bags, belts and even jewellery. We are now on route to Braga, this will be our lunch ...

Day 11 - Arzua to Santiago de Compostela

A travel blog entry by jodiemaunder


... Santiago, encouraging each other as we go. We are all in groups of two. The Australians, the Koreans and the two groups of Italians. The afternoon turns into early evening and yet we seem still so far. By my calculations we have walked the 38 kilometers that the Camino sign highlighted outside our accommodation - something is wrong! Have we missed a turn? Have we walked an Alternative route. It's too hot to try and make sense of it now. We keep ...


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