Santiago de Compestela

It’s our last day of walking.

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Churros and coffee for breakfast.

Ten of us started today
to walk the Camino Way
then with minimal fuss
one hopped on a bus
the rest finishing ‘come what may’.

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Here we are setting off in the rain for our last day of walking The Camino.

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A cut away view of an old house oven in Galicia. The oven is called a  Lareira.

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The first church along today’s way.

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The way passed under a motorway.

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And by a wisteria vine in flower.

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And the morning coffee stop was  behind this camelia tree with it beautiful fallen petals.

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Locals adorn their gates and fences with golden Camino symbols.

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A romanesque church 10 kms from Santiago.

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Old carved stone lions flank the entrance to the church.

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Closer to Santiago the Camino markers show the distance to our destination.

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Walking through woodlands en route to Santiago.

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Helen negotiating the muddy path along the way.

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Bar and Helen enjoying today’s intermittent sunshine.

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More sun worship.

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Approaching Santiago we find an old Roman viaduct overgrown with ivy.

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Arriving at the Cathedral square.

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We see some interesting sights here. The old habit and the modern mobile phone cohabit successfully here in Santiago.

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Our Last Supper in Santiago de Compestela. A time to reflect on all the good times we’ve enjoyed this week on the Camino Ingles walk together.

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The stunning evening view of the Cathedral from Bar’s bedroom window. And so to bed to sleep and dream of a life well lived and what might be……..

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