Masks, Pilgrims, Protests and Superheroes April 29th 2012 About an hour and a half on the train from Vigo is Santiago de Compostela a place you may have heard of because despite it being smaller than Vigo and A Coruna, it is probably more famous than both due to its religious significance in a very religious country. My own, terribly outdated and incorrect view of such places is such that I thought, on arrival I’d be greeted by a huge throng of people, ... read more
Europe » Spain » Galicia » Santiago de Compostela Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
I am 26 and have recently left my job in Leeds as an Analyst in William Hill's Security Department to go and work with kids in Costa Rica for a bit. I have visited places from Saudi Arabia to Australia and Canada to Whitby but never Latin America so it will be an experience if nothing else.
Outside of this stuff I like football (Everton), live comedy, radio and horror films and dislike eggs, marmite and wasps.... full info