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Roman Bridge, Negrerio  

Roman Bridge, Negrerio

Day 34, 28th October 2014: day trip to Finisterre .

October 28th 2014
Today was a bus trip to the Costa da Morte, the Coast of Death. One theory for this name is that it was thought to be the end of the world. People thought the sun was gone in the west each day and was reborn in the east the next morning. Columbus found the world to be round and that theory was debunked. Fortunately for us our bus pickup point was around the corner at the Plaza da Galicia, so af ... read more
Europe » Spain » Galicia » Santiago de Compostela

Spanish Flag Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
30th October 2014

End of the line
So glad you made it to finis (end) terre (earth)! It's so amazing to stand there and sense the end of the land and that great expanse of ocean. I also love that you got to see another lovely old Roman bridge, little Galician hamlet and more old friends. I must say that barnacle looks a bit nasty--you're an adventurous eater! Enjoy wonderful Poland!

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