Hostal Residencia Alameda

32 San Clemente, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, 15705, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela

The Camino

A travel blog entry by nyukwha on May 12, 2014

3 photos

O yes, Santiago de Compostela is exactly that spiritual place you expect it to be. The pilgrimage feeling oozes out of its narrow, hilly streets, its ancient buildings. In the square in front of the cathedral you can watch the hikers descend the stairs on the left, breathe the air on the wide terrace and jubilantly enjoy the last steps of their trail. In these modern times, many youngsters immediately grab their smartphone to call home ...

Aloha Pilgrims have Arrived!!

A travel blog entry by alohapilgrims on Oct 04, 2013

11 photos

... egg tortilla, and chocolate croissant, knowing this would be our last breakfast walking on the Camino. When we emerged we had liquid sunshine for a short while, then just the rain. It wasn't windy like yesterday,nor did we have the deep mud puddles, just a steady rain most of the day. Including breakfast and lunch we stopped at three cafés, plus one pilgrim statue point of interest to gather four more peregrino credential stamps. Although the way was still ...

Walking the Way

A travel blog entry by quinitch on Sep 29, 2013

5 comments, 28 photos

... first pilgrim, King Alfonso, took to Santiago. And it’s a total ***** of a route. Less albergues and less rest stops. But the benefit – the almighty, astonishing views and the sheer pleasure of quiet walks in the forests.

I had two lovely days in Oviedo and met up with the boys again. There was a week-long feast of San Mateo which the Oviedans evidently feel is best celebrated with mojitos…and who were we to disagree?

Not long after we ...

Completing the Compostela

A travel blog entry by marymc21 on Aug 01, 2013

7 comments, 25 photos

... we pulled a slick manoeuvre and swerved into the cathedral by ourselves. We also managed to get ourselves some snazzy seats up in about the fifth row, which was kind of awesome. Since we were an HOUR early for mass, we took turns to go and "embrace the apostle", by joining a queue of pilgrims, tourist pilgrims, tourists, and - worst of all - tourist pilgrim groups. Shudder. There's a big statue of St. James in the centre of the altar, and to embrace him, you climb up some ...

Santiago de Compostela -Pilgrims everywhere!

A travel blog entry by jtbruns on Jun 13, 2013

18 photos

... 8217;s museum, where we learned about the history of this particular pilgrimage as well as photos of pilgrimages around the world. We walked through the daily outside market where you can buy fresh fruits and vegetables and boiled octopus, the specialty of Santiago. We ended up stopping at a bakery for empanadas for lunch and continued to walk around and enjoy the city. During our site seeing we came upon ...

   

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