Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela
Our pilgrimage is complete. Through rain, hail, and high water; cozy hostels and cattle stall municipal albergues; sickness and health; we made it to Santiago. It was a beautiful day to finish the trip and we've enjoyed visiting all the sights of the city. We hope all the friends we've met along the way have made it here safely. For those still on their way, Buen Camino! Distance Traveled: 28.3 ...
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... of "Wiez the juice buddy!". Obviously some really important discussions. Anyway as I said earlier - we arrived in Santiago De Compostela on the 15th of October, after 2 weeks of walking. The walk on the last day was cold and wet, and after 350km we finally made it to the church of Santiago!
Filled with a sense of achievement and release, we looked at the church for a moment, turned to each other and said "want to get a ...
... nearby door and Rick noticed Father John was among them. We were so proud! Midway through, a couple nearby left and we got their seats. At the end of the service, there is a very large botafumeiro, a gold incense burner the size of a small child, that is suspended from the ceiling. 5 or so burgundy cloaked men set it swinging and it swings the length of the cathedral. Quite a site. Everyone clapped when it had finished. All 1200 or so of ...
... caught the ferry back to Cagnes.
Unfortunately we found that the neighbours had hit the front of the car just in
front of the driver’s door; Rozanas parents had already had them complete the
Once sorted we drove to Combarro a small
seaside village known for Orreo’, very old stone rooms raised off the ground
for the storage of food, it’s old quarter and witches.