Journals Santiago de Compostela

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Santiago de Compostella

Created by rufusni on May 5, 2013 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

A few days in Santiago de Compostella after walking from Leon on the Camino

The Chimneys and Cheese of Santiago de Compostela

Created by sararevell on May 7, 2007 Best of IgoUgo

7 Reviews
1 Story

Santiago is a city of winding streets and tiny plazas, perfect for quiet contemplation and aimless wandering. Whilst we did visit the Cathedral, our pilgrimage followed less of a religious path as we sought out Albariño wines and creamy Galician cheeses in the tapas bars of the old town.

The Camino de Santiago - Spain

Created by Craig Randall on January 14, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

11 Reviews
2 Stories

Travel with me, my friends, and our bikes stage by stage from Valcarlos to Santiago de Compostela...800 km. Bring your raingear, your camera, and your sense of adventure!

Santiago de Compostela and Southern Galicia

Created by davidx on April 15, 2002 Best of IgoUgo

11 Reviews

Let us get my confession out of the way first. I DO NOT LIKE THE CATHEDRAL AT SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA. Since it dominates the town, I do not like that very much either, although I readily concede that some bits of it are great. However, I love Southern Galicia.

5 weeks in Santiago de Compostela as a Student

Created by Montse on October 7, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews
2 Stories

This is a snap shot of my time in Santiago as a student. Santiago is big enough to have a city feel, but small enough to still be "homey". My picture was in the paper one week, and everyone recognized me as I walked around!



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El Camino de Santiago (The Inner Way)

Created by jorgejuan on April 4, 2006

1 Story

According to the legend in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela lay the rests of the Apostle Saint James, patron of Spain.

Santiago de Compostela, A Pilgrimage

Created by Wackydaffy on December 16, 2005

2 Reviews

The end of one of the great pilgrimages that starts in France; one of the great cathedrals in Spain, with amazing architecture; a quaint town, relaxing and full of Spanish customs

Graceful Galicia

Created by dj_canela on October 19, 2005

3 Reviews
1 Story

You don't have to be Catholic to appreciate the final destination of the legendary medieval way of pilgrimship. Pay a visit to this university town, famed for its traditional seafood specialties and its emphasis on ancient Celtic ties. You will leave entranced by the rich cultural history.

Semester as a Student in Santiago de Compostela

Created by Lindsey_elizabeth84 on June 28, 2005

2 Reviews
1 Story

Here are before, during, and after thoughts of studying abroad, staying with a friend in Portugal beforehand, and adventures throughout Santiago and Spain.

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Cheap Eats in Historic Old Compostela

Created by Craig Randall on April 12, 2005

1 Review

If you're tired of the weak euro eating into your food budget, stop into Casa Manolo for a "how'd they do that?" meal at a "how can they charge that little?" price.

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