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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Avenida Santiago de Compostela
Woman at the front desk was extremely helpful, the breakfast was great, and the location was perfect. And cheap to boot.
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... are packing to return home. I will post another blog entry or two when we get home to reflect on the experience; otherwise, this blog will come to an end. Thanks for following us and for all the kind and encouraging comments. As we think about the journey we are well aware we could have driven the entire trip in one long day by car. So, I leave you with one last quote:
Shall I walk or shall I ride?
"Ride," said pleasure,
"Walk," joy replied.
... the bend. Five minutes after he passed, I have a realisation that there is no space in front of Ruby for him to pull in, he would have to pull in behind which would prevent Ruby being able to be winched onto the truck. We have to roll her backwards and we have to do it before the truck arrives! Sam runs to the bend to move the warning triangle and keep watch whilst I jump in and take off the handbrake.
It’s not even a close call, Ruby is in her new position and we are back ...
... one at a reasonable fare. In the meantime I take advice from the lady on Fast Track Security and purchase this over the Internet. Mo arrives at 15.20 and we are through security by 15.30 allowing plenty of time for the walk to gate 49. The plane leaves bang on time at 16.20 so without the taxi it would have been very tight! Arrive in the new, spacious airport ...
... reason for the huge incense burner was to rid the cathedral of the smell from hundreds of pilgrims each day and now it is a truly spectacular ritual. The trip up on to the roof of the cathedral was excellent. It is a vast building complex - the largest original Romanesque cathedral in Europe. It has had other architectural features added over the centuries including, baroque, gothic, Renaissance and Islamic ...
... every day!
Today finished with one of the best experiences on the Camino. Because this Albergue is isolated our hosts cook our dinner. What a dinner. Not only was the food delicious and Jen and I the only vegetarians we were all well catered for. Plenty of food and delicious. When we were getting coffees the host brought out a bowl (must have a special name) and began to make up this drink. Yes alcohol loaded no doubt but the alcohol, whatever it was was warmed, he ...