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Santiago Cathedral Botafumeiro  
   

Santiago Cathedral Botafumeiro

At the top of the swing, the Botafumeiro reaches heights of 21 meters. It swings in a 65-meter arc. Reputed to counteract the odours of hundreds of pilgrims.
Day 9 last day only 33 Km Arzua to Santiago

May 18th 2017
It's the last day, we could have finished it last night but with 33 Km remaining it started to rain and we looked around to see an auberge, lovely old building set back from the road and that was that! Over supper we met Karen a kiwi currently living in Sydney and 2 Germans from Frankfurt and from Munich, good company and interesting conversation. This morning it was still rainy so we set off in w ... read more
Europe » Spain » Galicia » Santiago de Compostela

Spanish Flag 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
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