Our Camino – Day 48, Lavacolla to Santiago

Moments to reflect on the final 10Kms to Santiago

Moments to reflect on the final 10Kms to Santiago

 

Our Camino – Day 48, Lavacolla to Santiago – 10.6 Kms

Day 48 of Our Camino

Day 573 – September 25th, 2015.

Santiago cake for breakfast in Lavacolla to begin the final day to Santiago

Santiago cake for breakfast in Lavacolla to begin the final day to Santiago

 

All smiles on the final day walk into Santiago

All smiles on the final day walk into Santiago

 

Fog all around everywhere you looked

Fog all around everywhere you looked

 

Final morning fog greats us

Final morning fog greats us

 

Pilgrims on their last day to Santiago

Pilgrims on their last day to Santiago

 

Monte del Gozo roughly 6Kms from Santiago

Monte del Gozo roughly 6Kms from Santiago

 

The monument at Monte del Gozo

The monument at Monte del Gozo

 

Santiago here we come

Santiago here we come

 

Santiago De Compostela

Santiago De Compostela

 

The Santiago de Compostela sign at the entrance to Santiago

The Santiago de Compostela sign at the entrance to Santiago

 

Posing at the Santiago road sign

Posing at the Santiago road sign

 

Santiago cathedral

Santiago cathedral

 

The end of a wonderful Camino

The end of a wonderful Camino

 

Relaxing on the stones of Santiago in front of the cathedral

Relaxing on the stones of Santiago in front of the cathedral

 

Different views of the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Different views of the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

 

The Obradoiro square from the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

The Obradoiro square from the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

 

Walking down the steps of the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral to the Obradoiro square

Walking down the steps of the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral to the Obradoiro square

 

A couple of people that have been standing on display for years each day in the Obradoiro square

A couple of people who have stood on display for years each day in the Obradoiro square

 

Leaving the Obradoiro square, the view back towards the Cathedral de Santiago, and our albergue Roots & Boots

Leaving the Obradoiro square, the view back towards the Cathedral de Santiago, and our albergue Roots & Boots

 

Waiting in line for our Compostela before jumping the queue as a group of four

Waiting in line for our Compostela before jumping the queue as a group of four

 

Long line of Pilgrims at the office de Pelegrino in Santiago

Long line of Pilgrims at the office de Pelegrino in Santiago

 

Moni collected our Compostelas and then ceremonially handed them out

Moni collected our Compostelas and then ceremonially handed them out

 

Compostela de Camino de Santiago

Compostela de Camino de Santiago

 

The square of the Romanesque façade das Pratarías

The square of the Romanesque façade das Pratarías

 

The first 6 front rows are reserved for Pilgrims

The first 6 front rows are reserved for Pilgrims

 

The organ that is on two walls of the cathedral

The organ that is on two walls of the cathedral

 

People queuing up to be able to touch the apostle of St James statue

People queuing up to be able to touch the apostle of St James statue

 

The body of Christ was offered to those that wanted

The body of Christ was offered to those that wanted

 

The Santiago de Compostela Botafumeiro

The Santiago de Compostela Botafumeiro

 

The Santiago de Compostela Botafumeiro ceremony

The Santiago de Compostela Botafumeiro ceremony

 

The Santiago de Compostela Botafumeiro swinging by

The Santiago de Compostela Botafumeiro swinging by

 

Tapas style dinner was enjoyed by the group of us

Tapas style dinner was enjoyed by the group of us

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