Hotel Santa Clara
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... for the rest of the day, wearing the same socks and t-shirts two or three days in a row, wearing the same shorts for a week or two, and preparing the feet for the day's walk forcing them into your shoes. This morning did not involve any of those things...instead I had the luxury of having a morning shower, putting on clean clothes, not preparing my feet, and brushing my teeth after breakfast. The mood was quiet while the five of us ...
... so km pilgrimage. It was fascinating and thrilling to watch this huge incense burner being swung all around the church. This does not happen every day, only on special occasions, so it was extra special for it to occur on our visit. We had a few wines with Alberto & Pietro before heading out to dinner. Sue had booked a special restaurant for my birthday and hoping to find the place full we were the only starters and it was 9.30. Another few groups did eventually arrive. ...
... s standard but pretty close. The water temperature was perfect-not that exhilarating cold water we get back home though. We came to San Sebastian because Jacqui just insisted we make the effort and I know why now. The old town only a short walk away; the best tapas or pintxos that overflow over each bar counter just point and pay and then eat of course; beautiful walks. One thing we have noticed in northern Spain ...
... 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 !!!
is only a heartbeat away.
Words courtesy of Paul Simon
Arrived in Santiago at 7 am and had a quick breakfast in the station cafe. Got a taxi to the little place we were staying in and got there at about 8.30. We got out of the taxi and a man came out of the grocery store next door and started to talk to us in Spanish. I was under the impression that it was a hotel but it is what is ...