Santiago de Compostela


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October 8th 2015
Published: October 10th 2015
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October 7,8,2015
We have arrived in Santiago and have received the Compostela.
It was a short walk, only 11 km, and not very interesting.
I cannot express the sense of accomplishment and the gratitude on being here. The emotions are high. Seeing friends who have also struggled and survived the challenges is also gratifying. I cannot explain how this group of walkers have become our family on the Camino.
We spent the second day visiting the cathedral and its museum. We met up with friends and celebrated.
We went to the evening pilgrim mass and saw the Botafumerio flying with insence burning.
Tomorrow we go to Finisterra, another 90 km walk.


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11th October 2015

We can only imagine completing the journey to Santiago and receiving the compostela....to have accomplished such a journey seems so amazing! Congratulations!!! Thank you for sharing the experiences and blessings on the Way!!! Your account of the Camino Trail is a metaphor for life's journey and the gratitude and love we have for those we meet on the path. Thank you again! Love reading your blog!
16th October 2015

Yeah
Good for you guys. Look forward to seeing you soon and hearing about your adventure, the details that did not make on to the blog. Luigi & Rita

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