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Day 16, Wednesday, October 23

A little personal story about my encounter with the famous cathedral i León and what happened next. Don't forget to turn on the sound.
 
Albergue San Pelayo in Puente Villarente. So beautiful, so classy. No bunk beds but real beds.

Albergue San Pelayo in Puente Villarente. So beautiful, so classy. No bunk beds but real beds.

 
Day 16: Breakfast in Puente Villarente. I found Jesus.

Day 16: Breakfast in Puente Villarente. I found Jesus.

 
Day 16: Entering Leon.

Day 16: Entering Leon.

 
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"Las Cercas" in Burgos. The remains of a 14th century city wall

 
Open square in Burgos

Open square in Burgos

 
Theater street in Burgos. No wonder the pilgrims came home changed after all they had seen abroad

Theater street in Burgos. No wonder the pilgrims came home changed after all they had seen abroad

 
Burgos Cathedral. I paid to get in but we were all thrown out after 45 minutes. The loudspeaker announcement was in Spanish. Do not know what went on.

Burgos Cathedral. I paid to get in but we were all thrown out after 45 minutes. The loudspeaker announcement was in Spanish. Do not know what went on.

 
The inside of the Burgos Cathedral. Using new techniques, the architects were able to put windows in the walls and play with light. The story was amazing.

The inside of the Burgos Cathedral. Using new techniques, the architects were able to put windows in the walls and play with light. The story was amazing.

 
The inside of the Burgos Cathedral. Using new techniques, the architects were able to put windows in the walls and play with light. The story was amazing.

The inside of the Burgos Cathedral. Using new techniques, the architects were able to put windows in the walls and play with light. The story was amazing.

 
Beautiful aisles.

Beautiful aisles.

 
Beautiful aisles. Individual \

Beautiful aisles. Individual "crypts" (?)

 
One tiny church of many inside the Burgos Cathedral.

One tiny church of many inside the Burgos Cathedral.

 
Lots of hidden symbols in this depiction of the crucifiction of Christ. A soldier blinded by his blood is one.

Lots of hidden symbols in this depiction of the crucifiction of Christ. A soldier blinded by his blood is one.

 
The letter that a boy from the mission school gave me: \

The letter that a boy from the mission school gave me: "May Love never leave you"

 
The letter that a boy from the mission school gave me: \

The letter that a boy from the mission school gave me: "May Love never leave you"