Oldest Monastary ~ Day 73

Day 73, June 19
16 miles, 909 miles
Altitude: 1,444 feet (2,970 feet daily high)
Weather: sunny 45-85F
Sarria

One of the oldest monastery in the western world is the Benedictine Monasterio de Samos. A good portion of the monastery has been rebuilt since a fire in the 1950’s.

Toast tasted a bit better sitting across from the monastery.

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4 thoughts on “Oldest Monastary ~ Day 73”

  1. Dear Linda,

    The journey continues, BRAVO
    How different the Monasterio de Samos is from Senaque but both are so lovely

    Love to you,

    Betsey & Gary

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  2. Hi Linda, glad your walk is continuing so well. I arrived in Santiago today, Thursday, June 19 and received Compostela after 1 hour wait. They told me the would issue over 1,000 that day. Friday is for ” rest”, site seeing, and planning. Will walk on to Finisterre beginning tomorrow morning Sat June 21. Regards, Vince Pratt (my daughter worked at Southern Environmental Law Center)

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    1. Vince. Well done. Do you hear me clapping?

      Here’s a bit of information sent to me from Martin:

      Just a hint for you. There is a second Compostela provided this year by the church of Saint Francisco next to the cathedral. This Compostela is only provided this year.
      That is a very rare thing. All you need is your pilgrim pass to get it.

      Keep me posted as you walk the coming miles. Linda

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