Hotel Virxe da Cerca
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Another lovely tee shirt day. We went to El Corte Inglese and George treated himself to a Tissot watch. He got 10% to spend in the next department but many were not included in the offer so I ended up with some CK undies. Can never have too many. Then we took a walk round the old town. Very pretty. I was a little worried about walking about because George was wearing his McLaren teeshirt but I needn't have worried because everyone ...
... he continued to give us food and drinks every time he saw us. The mum tried to converse with us using in app on her android phone inputting what she wanted to say in Spanish to English. A few times this didn't work out as predicted with one conversation having the words capital punishment inserted, maybe they were referring to their daughter. Once checked in with the map under the arm we headed for the big steeple in the distance Catedral de Santiago de ...
... and stood on a plank that was not anchored, and it came up and tripped the girl. She went down like a school port, clutching an ankle. We stopped to apologise and to see what we could do but after a minute the guy said everything was OK and to keep going. I had visions of this poor girl's Camino ending 2km from the finish. We saw her a couple of times in the city later in the day and there was no limping so it must have been just a flesh wound.
About 200 metres later, ...
... mixed feelings coming into Santiago, relief that the walking was over, but sadness that we won't be doing it again tomorrow.
This evening we went to a renaissance choral recital in San Francisco church, a British group of about 30 men and women are touring here. It was a free recital and magnificent to listen to, the only instrument, their voices. ...
... of us enter the common room for breakfast, Nick and Blue walk into the albergue. Greetings are made and the pair get checked into the albergue. We eat breakfast as they get settled and then we head out towards the cathedral. We visit the St. James statue again and see the end of the pilgrims mass from behind the altar. Blue and Nick need to stop at the post office, so The rest of us sit at a bar and have a beer. Before the beers arrive, Nick ...