Monthly Archives: June 2014

Departing Santiago

It is an odd thing to travel across a country by walking. Not sure it could be easily managed in most places, beyond planning hiking trails or things designed for that very purpose. I believe we stayed in 7 or … Continue reading

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To the ends of the earth

Your pilgrimage does not end at the Cathedral in Santiago, no true pilgrims must continue on to Muxia (Moo-hay-a) or Finisterre (the end of the earth). Muxia is where pilgrims from England, Ireland and Scotland would come ashore on their … Continue reading

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Cathedral in Santiago de Compostelo

I will begin by saying that the left spire of the cathedral was encased in scaffolding when we arrived. Pretty sure that falls to me! Whenever I visit holy site they tend to have scaffolding; Iona Abbey, Angkor Wat and … Continue reading

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