travel tales

Going home…

I've been having great day! After breakfast I attended mass at the cathedral. I sat through nearly 2 hours but it was worth it when they swung the Botafumeiro - a gigantic incense burner - in a most exciting fashion! They really got it moving. It took about 5 men to control the thing as… Continue reading Going home…

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Camino – Rubiães

I love this country! I'm sitting in the shade of this church, beside a graveyard, listening to crazy Portuguese music being blasted across the countryside. I don't know why it's playing. The folk tending graves don't look too happy. Later: It seems to be some sort of festa. A poster says it's for 'Nossa Senhora… Continue reading Camino – Rubiães