Hotel Santa Clara
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... we are waiting in the Cathedral for a very special mass. This evening they will swing the big giant incense burner so it swings to each side of the cathedral over the heads of the 1000 people who come to this special event. Rumor has it this is done because the pilgrims smell so bad. Can't blame us...we've both had showers! I don't know Latin, barely some Spanish, and we're not Catholic but this is pretty cool. I wonder how many Bahai's are in here ...
... is only being distributed this year to celebrate their 800th anniversary. Pretty special stuff! At 7pm we met Bert and Tony outside the Paradore and went to the same tapas bar we went to last night. The food was too good to pass up! So nine of us celebrated this epic journey over tapas and plenty of wine on this warm balmy Santiago evening...absolutely wonderful :) Dinner with Kate and Nigel, Bert and Tony, Margaret, Chris, Sharon and Cheryl with Nicky dropping in for ...
... the end point.
... finish line. I don't feel like I've walked over 800 Km but I do feel the 28 that I walked today. The boys are back 7 Km, so the plan is I will wait for them to get to my hotel, we will have a coffee and head in to Santiago together. They have been so good to me, it will be an honour to cross the finish line together. Jeff will fly out on Sunday, Mike and I will bus out on Monday to Muxia on the coast and walk down to ...
... one that we stayed in, and also had come a long way since it use to be a hospital for the destitute pilgrims who had just finished their walk !!! Ours on the other hand was the usual four star hotel, formerly a monastery, but the top floor reserved for pilgrims willing to sleep it slightly rough !!!