Spain · 10 Days · 189 Moments · June 2017

Anny's El Camino

12 June 2017

Our last dinner together on Sunday 11th June - we had a superb dinner at Taberna bishop
Delicious dishes - octopus (polpo) , Spanish speciality
Photos don't do justice to the food - this was almond encrusted camembert fried cheese with a drizzle of cranberry sauce
Our last dinner together on Sunday 11th June - we had a superb dinner at Taberna bishop
Thus is opposite one of the sides of the cathedral

11 June 2017

Sunday lunch
View of church from the fountain
Myrtle in front of fountain at the bottom. Of the church in the plaza
View of the altar
View from behind the altar
Mass on Sunday was amazing - the singing and the whole mass was an awesome experience
Could not post the video where clergymen are swinging the incense hanging from the roof of the cathedral - it is an awesome ceremony
Clergymen in red velvet suites Swinging the incense near the end of Sunday mass - they don't always do this
Side of the altar
Waiting to go into the cathedral for Sunday mass
Sunday 11th June - heading to the peregrinos mass @ The cathedral
Sunday 11th June - heading to the peregrinos mass @ The cathedral

10 June 2017

Mel treating us to dinner for her special birthday - thank you Mel. Thank you Myrtle for an evening of laughter - Trevor Noah better watch out πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
One of the chapels in the registry building
Look out for the naughty child πŸ˜‚
El Camino koukles graduate πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈ
And the El Camino koukles getting their certificates
Waiting in line to get our peregrinos certificates
Opposite the cathedral
Magnificent cathedral of Santiago de Compostela - can't capture it in a photo
There is always more πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈkms before reaching our destination
And we have arrived at the city πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈ
Little chapel at the top of the hill facing Santiago de Compostela
At the top of the hill above Santiago de Compostela
Our fellow peregrinos Johan , Pamela ( Austrian-German) and Claudia ( Brazilian- New Yorker physician)
Have u ever seen such awesome cow eyes
Photo bomb by Italian familia πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
Last stretch
Day 6 - having walked 110 kms we are heading for the last 20 kms to Santiago de Compostela

9 June 2017

Pazo Santa Maria gardens
Pazo Santa Maria gardens
Stunning gardens @ Pazo Santa Maria
Pazo Santa Maria gardens
Pazo Santa Maria gardens
What are these gorgeous girls hiding from ?
Arriving at a Rua
Beautiful roses everywhere we go
Elevation Landscape for the day ahead and beyond
Different peregrinos
On the way to a Rua
Found on the way - Wall of wisdom and philosophy verses
Start of day 5
Day 5 : Friday 9 Jun - Leaving Arzua for "a Rua "

8 June 2017

Pazo Santa Maria @ Arzua
Beautiful ceiling - restored from 1742 dilapidated manor houses
Arzua here we come
On the way to Arzua
Majestic tree - photo dies no justice to it
Church square st Melide - start of Day 4
Sunrise in Melide

7 June 2017

Take note of pigs ears dish- Vaso's favorite dish
Check the wine glasses
French grandparents just heard grand daughter has been accepted in medical school
Well earned G&T's , chilled-beer
Old town of Melide
Arriving at Melide
Leaving Coto
Church in Coto
In Coto

6 June 2017

With fellow peregrine Therese from California
Day 2 begins

5 June 2017

Mel can't even get a chance to talk on her birthday - putting up your hand does work though
A Galician playing the equivalent of bag pipes
Photo with Chairperson of the SA El Camino confederation from. CT - what a small world
A poppy for Kali - seen no others
Vaso could not miss out on the fun
Pilgrim statues

4 June 2017

Look what we found lounging around
Had our first pelegrino meal , and what an amazing feast with awesome wine
Sunday walk in Sarria - thank you to these gorgeous El Camino Koukles for spoiling me on my birthday
In Sarria!
Driving to the Sarria the beginning of our adventure
On the way to Sarria
Best shrimps ever!

3 June 2017

Madrid celebrates tonight!
Casa de Abuelo - best wine and shrimps ever - must go there
Specially for the men
Brunch in Madrid
Arrival in Madrid airport