Travel Blogs from Finisterre
When we'd set off it had been dull and cloudy, but by the time we were past Finisterre there was nothing but bright blue sky and hot sun ahead, proving that the weather really does improve as soon as you round that corner. To add to our delight, a couple of dolphins came to play with us as we were heading towards the ria - they looked like males, as opposed to the females we saw at Camariņas. They didn't stay long, but it really made ...
And so it has arrived...the last day of this epic journey that started 5 weeks and 6 days ago in the beautiful French village of St Jean Pied de Port; approximately 870 kms will have been walked by the end of today... Cheryl, Kate, Nigel and I set out at around 8:45am from Hotel Larry in Cee waving farewell to Pepe. With only 14 kms to walk, plus another 3.5 kms from Finisterre to our hotel which is located on Cape Finisterre, we were in for a ...
... This has been one amazing journey, both external and inner in nature. I am very thankful for the opportunity to have this experience and would recommend it to anyone with the caution of "make sure you have a reasonable level of fitness" some books tell you its easy and that is "bull*#%t". Sure there are parts that are easy, but there are also parts that are definitely not! The inner journey has been an interesting journey as well and I am hopeful ...
... in Es Moli's private cove. If we had stayed in Mallorca for a few more days, we could have laid there all day. There were no beaches and only cliffs, but it was so relaxing to lay and watch the Mediterranean.
3. Driving through the Serra de Tramuntana: It looked like something out of Lord of the Rings. The granite cliffs were absolutely breathtaking. Next time, hopefully we'll have time for a hike!
... the fear.
That was of course until the "new world" was discovered, parts of which were older than the "old world" which discovered them. But enough of this simplified excursion into history, noting that the very name means earth's end.
Most Camino pilgrims finish their pilgrimage at Santiago the historical finishing place of the journey. but over the years many stalwarts, hardy folk and others walk the extra three sometimes four days to the end. Others like ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Arenal Finisterre
Other places to stay in Finisterre
Lugar de Escaselas S/N, Finisterre | Hotelfrom $68
Alcalde Fernandez, s/n, Finisterre | Hotelfrom $44
Faro de Finisterre, Finisterre | Hotelfrom $114
A Insua 76, Finisterre | Hotelfrom $77
Federico Avila, 8, Finisterre | Hotelfrom $55