Monthly Archive: August 2008

Restaurant in Santiago: Casa Felisa 2

Restaurant in Santiago: Casa Felisa

Casa Felisa is a restaurant and a Pension, located a few hundred meters from the cathedral. I have not stayed in the pension, but the restaurant is a great choice for a nice dinner,...

Safety for women walking alone 0

Safety for women walking alone

Many women are now planning to walk the camino, and some are worried with the fact that they will be traveling alone. So is it safe to walk alone? We have a good thread...

Pilgrims office still busy 2

Pilgrims office still busy

As we know, august is the big vacation month in Spain and therefore most Spaniards walking the Camino do it this month. The line at the pilgrims office today around 11.45 was quite long,...

Lines out the door at the pilgrims office 0

Lines out the door at the pilgrims office

With the flood of visitors to Santiago this weekend, the number of pilgrims arriving also has increased. This photo shows the line at the pilgrims office to get the Compostela. I would guess a...

Santiago packed with tourists 0

Santiago packed with tourists

This weekend is the last long weekend of the summer. Today (Friday) is a holiday in Spain, and this fills up old town in Santiago. This summer has not been a warm one, the...

The Galician coast 0

The Galician coast

If you were walking out to Finisterre this past weekend, you will most likely have a tan today. The photo below is from just north of Muros (taken Saturday). Sun tan lotion required by...