Travel Blogs from Finisterre
The Camino for me is all but over. I'm in Muxia tonight and back to Santiago tomorrow. I am still on my Camino but I am off the walking Camino. Got my Compestella, certificate of distance, photos and memories for a lifetime. When I get home to Prescott I will organize my notes, journal and photos and write a complete record for this blog. But for now ... Buen Camino to ...
... his credital. Had cafe leche and the sun came out. Checked in the albergue and headed back to the cathedral. Sunshine. Heat. walked around the village. Next lunch. We had octopus. Surprise as I thought we had ordered calmari. Oh well, that's what happens when you don't speak Spanish. It was good especially with a bottle of vino Blanca. Today was a day to walk around, enjoy the views and the sunshine Tomorrow back to Santiago by ...
... being three floors up the headlights of the cars cast shadows illuminating the room all night and to add to it the noise of traffic all night was awful. Sleepy little freaking town, but clearly on a main road where traffic passes.
Got a small bite to eat where we were staying and hoped for coffee along the way hahaha. Only 11km to Fisterra, through 2 towns and not one had anything open. Even once we arrived everything was shut. We did ...
Started off with breakfast before heading to the bus depot. 13€ each for the bus. It was a huge bus- double decker. The trip took 2.5 hours on a winding road at high speed. To say the least, we had some motion sickness. The view of the Atlantic Ocean is wonderful. Finisterra history The Celts believed that the surrounding ocean was the Sea of Tenesbrosum, home to monsters ...
... she was. Once she knew I was a priest ( oh dear!) she showed me to the room filled with albs of all sizes, chose one for me, led me back to the main sacristy chose a red stole and chasuble, made sure all was in place, She then showed me the English Eucharistic prayer and pointed to the two prayers I would say in English- the prayer for the Pope and local Bishop and the prayer for the deceased. She also made sure the elderly Celebrant was duly briefed.
it was ...
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