Day 41 : The End Of The World, Finisterre. October 30th 2018 A day trip to La Coruña.
Tim’s knee problems have forced a change in plans, and walking to Muxia is simply not practical, and probably not possible.
No matter, we will head to Santiago tomorrow, stay a night, and use the extra day to take in La Coruña on a day trip. It’s a large city with a rich history and culture , so there is plenty to do and see.
Today started with rain as we wa ... read more
Europe » Spain » Galicia » Cape Finisterre 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