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Santiago de Compostela, Spain

The eastern wall and tower of Cloister of Santiago de Compostela with steps leading down to Silversmith's square - Santiago de Compostela, Spain

While hitch-hiking our way to Galicia in Spain, we saw a multitude of people proudly striding by the side of the road, with walking stick in hand and scallop shells attached to their rucksacks. As we got closer to Santiago de Compostela, the hordes of inexhaustible pilgrims increased in number and the ones we met on the road and in hostels told us a bit more about the Way of St. James or as it’s called in Spanish – El Camino de Santiago.

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