Hotel Rustico Spa Finisterrrae
Travel Blogs from Finisterre
We have reached the ultimate end of our Camino -- Finisterre, the end of the earth. We have mixed emotions: a sense of accomplishment mixed with disbelief and a little sadness that it is over! We said good-bye to Fr Ray and Randy last night, had breakfast with Connie and Mark, then said good-bye this morning. Then we picked up our car at the …
What a wonderful day! It began a little after 8:00 (yes, we slept in -- what a treat after 5:45 risings on the Camino). Our beautiful, spacious room at the Hotel Rustica Spa Finisterre had a full wall of wood-framed windows that overlooked the bay to the east of the ocean. We were treated to the lazy rising of the sun over the mountain tops until …
... wind to creep up, which it did before long, gusting up to 25 knots behind us, which meant perhaps 32 knots of true wind. We were soon surfing down the swell at high speeds, hitting 11.5 knots at one point and feeling a little uncomfortable with the conditions (I say this, Mister Kitty was perfectly happy. He could probably do with a healthier dose of caution), but it wasn't anything dangerous and, after about an hour, it started to calm ...
We had a really long sail today - 48 miles from A Coruņa to Camariņas - which was kind of exhausting and not particularly comfortable with two to three metres of swell.
BUT we've finally moved on (we were getting a bit frustrated staying in A Coruņa so long thanks to ****** weather) and we had dolphins with us for quite a while today, including a couple of mother and baby pairs, which were utterly adorable.
It wasn't really all that exciting ...
... off at around 1pm and walked a short 1km to an albergue where we imbibed in white wine and a healthy salad each. It was our last day so why not take it easy... We finally arrived in Finisterre proper where we headed for the pilgrim office to pick up our Finisterre Compostela...that brings the total to four. All we needed to do was walk 3.5 kms to Cape Finisterre to the lighthouse and our hotel up a hill on the road in there heat... OH well that's ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service