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Santiago's Fireworks

MermaidLilli

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I thought when I was in Zamora, that I had seen some of the best fireworks ever, but watching this video, taken in Santiago on the 25th of July, the feast of Santiago, I thought, "I wish I had been there"! I love fireworks.
http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=336OqS4Zh ... re=related
This is actually one of 3.... amazing how much they exploded.
Fireworks, waterworks and laserworks. See the arrow and shell?
Fun
Lillian
 
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sillydoll

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Year of past OR future Camino
2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
Rosina mentioned in one of her reports from Santiago that 2008 might be the last of the firework displays on the cathedral:

...it appears that this year, 2008, will be the last one with such extravagantly lavish display of fireworks, rockets, flares, lasers, colored shooting-up electrical fountains, real flames and such, that go on for an incredible sixty minutes..... From eleven o'clock p.m. on the 24th of July to midnight. It appears that concerned archaeological and cultural-historical heads have managed to prevail over public oooohs and aaaaahs to convince the powers that be of the inevitability of consequential damage to the structural essence of the Santiago Cathedral and its treasures.
 

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