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my-camino:

1. From the balcony of the Cathedral!
2. A recreation of the iconic picture - the original taken in 1984, though little has changed!
3. The ladies of Alameda Park meet the Swinging Madwoman of Compostela.
4. The line to see the King - reminder of the 2008 Obama inauguration!
5. King Felipe VI giving a speech before the Homily, accompanied by Queen Letizia.
6. The tiraboleiros doing their job!
7. View over Santiago.
8. Xigantes and cabezudos roaming the city streets.

my-camino

my-camino:

1. Arriving at the city limits!!
2. Our first view of the Cathedral, beautiful in the morning sunlight.
3. WE. MADE. IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
4. Waiting patiently in line at the Pilgrim Office!
5. Signing our lives away (just kidding, simply checking the routine boxes to receive the correct certificate! 😁) Thank you Angie for this photo!
6&7. Receiving the special Franciscan Compostela, in honor of 800 years since Francis of Assisi’s pilgrimage. It is only given out every hundred years so we got lucky!
8. Our Camino family celebrating our collective achievement with Punjabi food! (Right to left: Angie, Chris, Sylvia, Roy, Gilles, Jurg, Donna, and us)