Day 15- Monday, October 26 – We got a ride back to Arzua from Assumpta Tourism Rural and walked to Salceda / Touriso Salceda.
Day 16- Tuesday, October 27
Woke up to rain in Salceda. Hung around until it stopped and took a chance and started walking to O Pedrouzo / Pensionne a Solaina. Grateful that rain held off.
Day 17 – Wednesday, October 28. Again woke to rain but again it stopped before we left Pedrouzo / Pensionne a Solaina and we walked to Labacolla / Hotel Garcas – only 9kms. from Santiago. It was good to get rested and cleaned up for our final walk.
Day 18 – Thursday, October 29 – last day walking the Camino. Labacolla to Santiago de Compostela / San Martin Pinario – mostly in rain. Soaked but joyful to arrive at destination- the cathedral and last hotel on this part of life’s pilgrimage.
This is a tired Linda in the lobby of our Santiago de Compostala hotel, a converted monastery. I have a great video of that giant incense burner in the cathedral and Linda’s posted other pictures on Facebook.
Our Camino was over but our Spain adventure continued. Linda & I spent 3 nights in Finisterre – the furthest west you can go in Spain-the end of the world for ancient Celts. I posted this before we saw the sunset from Mar de Fora – the beach north of the town – check Linda’s Facebook for those pics and/or take me out for brekky when we are back in Winnipeg next week. Last pic – at 00.0kms with Faro de Fisterra – the Western most lighthouse in Europe and Atlantic Ocean in background. Despite poor exposure our joy and satisfaction is obvious. Thanks be to God for a great time.
You both look happy and content. Safe journey home…it will be good to have you back on this side.