Hotel Os Carballos
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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In the next day or so i should be able to see the Atlantic ocean from one of the hills i still need to cross. I am now at Santa Marina and today in the regional celebration of Santa Maria across all of Galicia. The entire walk was accentuated by rockets and crackers going off at all the little towns around. It is a regional holiday here so my plan of getting cracking pretty early and getting to the nearest cafe to a) get something to eat and ...
... is amazing, small village, friendly place, good food and quirky accommodation, we're in the stable so I hope that Laura doesn't start thinking she's Mary. Dinner was fantastic and communal so you got to chat to others about their pilgrimage, the whys and wherefores. There's quite a few Americans here so it was good to talk about places such as California and New York but also around the table were Germans and French, a real league of nations. The dinner was whatever was coming ...
Today I said my goodbye to Dennis, Pat and Celeste. My flight to Paris is on Monday and back to Canada on Tuesday. I plan to spend a couple of days in Santiago to tour and wind down. The day started off with rain and continued on and off for most of the day. I met up with Elmund and his arthritis was very painful with the wet weather. I could see he was walking in great discomfort but he still planned to go all ...
... the Black Plague and was forced to leave his village, but his faithful dog would scavenge for food each day in the village and return to his master with the food. It seems some of the village folk wee cured of the plague and this was attributed to Roque. And so the story goes. What is interesting is how he is represented in art. I will attach some photos of St Roque and let you be the judge.
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(Events on 9/8/2013, written on 9/8/2013.) The alarm goes off at 5:30 AM and more then a few pilgrims begin to stir. About half the albergue begins the pilgrims morning rituals prior to the days departure. We decide to eat breakfast first and pack later. It was a good decision as the restrooms were very busy today. Breakfast in our bellies and packs ready to, we head out to our destination. Today we are headed to Palas del Reí, just 24 ...