Hotel TRYP Santiago
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... Cantillana del Mar and have lunch in a lovely outdoor area afterwards the tour director agrees to do a little unplanned tour to Altamira which is famous for cave paintings. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cave_of_Al tamira. Eventually we are at a 1917 historic hotel Eurostar Real in Santander, on top of a hill, with our balcony facing the coast. We take a long walk and have dinner near the casino. Another fabulous ...
Legs 11 - whistle, whistle
Hotel San Vicente to Santiago - a mere 12kms
The final frontier? An early start today, 7:00 warm drink, instead of the small fortune on a paltry breakfast. We drank our warm drink and devoured the "pinchos", a muffin! And off we went in the drizzle down the dodgy highway, avoiding accelerating lorries and zooming cars. We crisscrossed the highway till we rejoined the Camino for our "shorter" trek ...
... were a unit complete unto ourselves. Tonight however, I found myself having drinks, dinner and going to a Pilgrim's Mass with women from Germany, Belgium, France and Vancouver Island; a new way to see and experience "the Way". I hope to cross the finish line after 3 more days of walking and the Judy and I will finish up our grand adventure together. Again, I'm so grateful for my support team at home! Sent from my ...
Having passed many pilgrims (all of which had large backpacks with a clamshell attached and were holding a stick) on the drive over to Santiago from Lugo, I decided to walk the last 30km of the Camino route in to town. Was definitely a bad idea as my feet are still killing. Goodness knows how people walk the whole Camino from France to North West Spain in 30 days. I sure as hell wont be doing ...
Finally we came into the plaza that surrounds the cathedral and all I can say is "wow"!!!!! what a building!!!!! The front of the cathedral is so elaborate that one has to sit and stare at it to take it all in. We stood there in awe and experienced a series of feelings, one of a bit of let down. Our journey was over, I now truly understand the saying that it isn't about the destination (no matter how beautiful it is) but it is about the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel TRYP Santiago Santiago de Compostela
Clean, modern. 20 mins walk to old city. Parking.
Great coffee at the bar.
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