Marc and I started at 6:30 and after half an hour of rain we had perfect walking conditions for a few hours...then steady/pouring rain for the better part of two to three hours...capped off with great weather coming into Finisterre and to the Faro at Cabo Finisterre. We were so lucky...those last 7 or 8 kms just flew by!
All in all a really scenic day capped off by a spectacular walk into Finisterre along the beach.
We are staying at the Hostal Mariquito...a great location just beside the municipal albergue and the bus depot. Our 8:20 bus tickets to Santiago de Compostela are purchased...we have our Finisterre Compostela. I am going to frame those Compostela's!
As I write this Marc is trying to type an email on his iPod Touch...Nancy, Pierre, Jacques...one of my fondest Camino memories. Please take the iPod Touch away from Marc when he arrives home...please!
We walked to the Faro early afternoon...we had a good weather window to do so...we did not go down to the beach or burn any clothes...didn't seem like a necessary thing to do at the time...well truth be told we didn't know how to get down to the beach! With the weather conditions it is unclear as to whether there will be a spectacular sunset this evening...if there is Cyrille will see it as he is preparing to leave for the Faro shortly...he left after us this morning and we just hooked up together in Finisterre a short time ago.
Today can only be summarized through pictures.
|Not too many rainbows on the Long Walk|
|First view of the end of the Long Walk|
|Walking it home to Finisterre|
|Marc and Guy at cross at the Faro|
|Guy at km 0 marker YAHOO!|
|Marc at km 0 marker!|
|A lone shoe at the end|
So that's a wrap for the blog...I expect one last blog entry when I complete a YouTube video on the St. James and Finisterre ways.
I have just had a blast doing this...great fun! Great memories...most importantly great people I have met along the Way.
Thanks so much for reading and for your funny and encouraging comments/emails...they meant so much to me.
Final and most important thanks to Dawn...without your support I could never have made it. Je t'aime.