Day 34 : I’m Here, Santiago de Compostela. Easy Walk, Wonderful Feeling. October 23rd 2018 Meet at the Rooster on the corner at 6.30.
It’s not code.
It’s a statue of a Rooster.
The meeting point.
Today was very different.
First, I woke to an alarm, and second, the destination of Santiago was no longer a goal. We all arrived.
O Pedrouzo was chilly at 6.30 am but I didn’t notice. I had a date with Santiago.
Leaving in the dark was nothing new, but we were lookin ... 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