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Postludium - the days after

Day 28: The cathedral of Santiago was being renovated. It was possible to get in but almost everything was covered in plastic.

Day 28: The cathedral of Santiago was being renovated. It was possible to get in but almost everything was covered in plastic.

 
Waiting in line for our pilgrim document

Waiting in line for our pilgrim document

 
The square in front of the Cathedral where the pilgrims gather

The square in front of the Cathedral where the pilgrims gather

 
A park in Santiago. I went for a walk

A park in Santiago. I went for a walk

 
A park in Santiago. I went for a walk

A park in Santiago. I went for a walk

 
Romain, Carola and Eleonora and more arriving to the Cathedral on Nov. 4. Very emotional moment

Romain, Carola and Eleonora and more arriving to the Cathedral on Nov. 4. Very emotional moment

 
Romain, Carola and Eleonora and more arriving to the Cathedral on Nov. 4. Very emotional

Romain, Carola and Eleonora and more arriving to the Cathedral on Nov. 4. Very emotional

 
Pilgrims hugging in front of the Cathedral

Pilgrims hugging in front of the Cathedral

 
Eleonora and Romain posing for the cameras

Eleonora and Romain posing for the cameras

 
A German girl imposing the hunchback of Notre Dame

A German girl imposing the hunchback of Notre Dame

 
A German girl imposing the hunchback of Notre Dame

A German girl imposing the hunchback of Notre Dame

 
Korean girl posing

Korean girl posing

 
Eleonora and Carola hugging in front of the Cathedral

Eleonora and Carola hugging in front of the Cathedral

 
Eleonora and Carola hugging in front of the Cathedral

Eleonora and Carola hugging in front of the Cathedral

 
A Korean biker posing

A Korean biker posing

 
The group that just arrived assembled for chocolate with churros and beer. The third guy from the right is a Danish sailor

The group that just arrived assembled for chocolate with churros and beer. The third guy from the right is a Danish sailor

 
The group that just arrived assembled for churros with chocolate and beer. It was delicious

The group that just arrived assembled for churros with chocolate and beer. It was delicious

 
I lit a candle in the Cathedral.

I lit a candle in the Cathedral.

 
Altarpiece inside the Cathedral

Altarpiece inside the Cathedral

 
The Cathedral seen from another angle

The Cathedral seen from another angle

 
Margharita just arrived at the Cathedral on Nov 5. Her own picture.

Margharita just arrived at the Cathedral on Nov 5. Her own picture.

 
A park in Santiago

A park in Santiago

 
Bar in Santiago. Still possible to sit outside on Nov. 5

Bar in Santiago. Still possible to sit outside on Nov. 5

 
Bar in Santiago. Still possible to sit outside on Nov. 5

Bar in Santiago. Still possible to sit outside on Nov. 5

 
Nov 6: Claus having breakfast. Not too happy about my haircut.

Nov 6: Claus having breakfast. Not too happy about my haircut.

 
Beautiful decoration of Cafe con leche

Beautiful decoration of Cafe con leche

 
Entrance to Iglesia de San Francisco where the pilgrim mass was held (because the cathedral was being renovated). This is where I met Ivana again.

Entrance to Iglesia de San Francisco where the pilgrim mass was held (because the cathedral was being renovated). This is where I met Ivana again.

 
Entrance to Iglesia de San Francisco where the pilgrim mass was held (because the cathedral was being renovated). This is where I met Ivana again.

Entrance to Iglesia de San Francisco where the pilgrim mass was held (because the cathedral was being renovated). This is where I met Ivana again.

 
Altarpiece in Iglesia de San Francisco

Altarpiece in Iglesia de San Francisco

 
The very top of the altar. The symbol that was mentioned in a David Browne book.

The very top of the altar. The symbol that was mentioned in a David Browne book.

 
Pilgrims lining up for supper. So did I. We did not have wine, only bread. But the minister had wine. Strange.

Pilgrims lining up for supper. So did I. We did not have wine, only bread. But the minister had wine. Strange.

 
View of the Cathedral from a local park

View of the Cathedral from a local park

 
A walk in a local park

A walk in a local park

 
Igrexa de Santa Susana in the city park of Santiago

Igrexa de Santa Susana in the city park of Santiago

 
Bustour to Finisterre and Muxia. Here we stopped at Ponte Maceira where there is an old water driven mill

Bustour to Finisterre and Muxia. Here we stopped at Ponte Maceira where there is an old water driven mill

 
Ponto Maceira at river Tambre. Powerful water flow

Ponto Maceira at river Tambre. Powerful water flow

 
Ponto Maceira at river Tambre. Powerful water flow

Ponto Maceira at river Tambre. Powerful water flow

 
Ponto Maceira at river Tambre. Powerful water flow. Mill house to the left

Ponto Maceira at river Tambre. Powerful water flow. Mill house to the left

 
Ponto Maceira at river Tambre. Powerful water flow

Ponto Maceira at river Tambre. Powerful water flow

 
At Faro de Muxia. Soaking rain and strong waves. Glad I was in a bus on not on foot.

At Faro de Muxia. Soaking rain and strong waves. Glad I was in a bus on not on foot.

 
Virxe da Barca sanctuary at Muxia where we took shelter from the rain

Virxe da Barca sanctuary at Muxia where we took shelter from the rain

 
Claus in front of Faro de Muxia.

Claus in front of Faro de Muxia.

 
Faro de Muxia. Something about this stone being named \

Faro de Muxia. Something about this stone being named "the vessel of Santa Maria"

 
I think, this is supposed to be the sail.

I think, this is supposed to be the sail.

 
And this is boat of the vessel of Saint Maria. If you can move it, you are innocent. Nobody can.

And this is boat of the vessel of Saint Maria. If you can move it, you are innocent. Nobody can.

 
This is a symbol - as far as I remember - to commemorate the cleaing up of one of worst oil spill disasters in the world

This is a symbol - as far as I remember - to commemorate the cleaing up of one of worst oil spill disasters in the world

 
Muxia

Muxia

 
Muxia

Muxia

 
Muxia

Muxia

 
Virxe da Barca sanctuary at Muxia

Virxe da Barca sanctuary at Muxia

 
Claus at the milestone next to commemoration mark

Claus at the milestone next to commemoration mark

 
Claus at the milestone next to commemoration mark

Claus at the milestone next to commemoration mark

 
Claus at Finisterre. Here the milestone also read \

Claus at Finisterre. Here the milestone also read "0,00 km"

 
Vaca de Fisterra

Vaca de Fisterra

 
Vaca de Fisterra from another angle

Vaca de Fisterra from another angle

 
Pilgrim memorial at Finisterre

Pilgrim memorial at Finisterre

 
Waterfall at Ezaro

Waterfall at Ezaro

 
Claus selfie with the waterfall at Ezaro as background

Claus selfie with the waterfall at Ezaro as background

 
Harbour at Ezaro. Looks like Norway

Harbour at Ezaro. Looks like Norway

 
Sign leading to the largest Horreo of all. Food storage

Sign leading to the largest Horreo of all. Food storage

 
The largest Horreo of all (food storage - safe from mice)

The largest Horreo of all (food storage - safe from mice)

 
Heavy thunder clouds building up

Heavy thunder clouds building up

 
Getting my feet fixed after returning home.The soles had grown thicker by approx. 0.5 cm!

Getting my feet fixed after returning home.The soles had grown thicker by approx. 0.5 cm!