Wednesday, August 05, 2009

The Botafumeiro in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela


Amateur recording from 30 July 2009.
The Botafumeiro is a famous thurible found in the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral. Incense is burned in this swinging metal container, or "incensory". The name "Botafumeiro" means "smoke expeller" in Galician. Source: Wikipedia

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Italia and Galicia is worth the while

I spent a delightful week in July under the warm Tuscan sun before embarking on a journey via Roma to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. There – for yet another week – to take part in the festivities for the Apostle, and to attend a conference about diversity.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Easter break in Tuscany

Going to the Garfagnana —the mountainous region of Tuscany— was a treat during this year's Easter break.

Heather Jarman was our professional Cicerone through some Geographic as well as
Gastronomic Adventures.

See pictures on Flickr

The Devil's bridge near Bagni di Lucca. Photo by Maria Rendon