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This entry is part 29 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to Finisterre

This entry is part 29 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to FinisterreFrom Santiago de Compostela to Madrid to San Diego.  A long day!!! Cab picks us up at 7:30 AM, and we are at the

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Finisterra to Santiago de Compostela

This entry is part 28 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to Finisterre

This entry is part 28 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to FinisterreCarris Casa de Troya (89€)** Up at 6:15 AM and soon rollin’ down the hill, with a pause for coffee and croissant across from

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Cabo Finisterra

This entry is part 27 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to Finisterre

This entry is part 27 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to FinisterreRustico Insula* It is lightly overcast and foggy as we head out after breakfast.  Down to town to find a bank machine (300€), pharmacy

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From Corcubion to Finisterra – 12.9K

This entry is part 26 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to Finisterre

This entry is part 26 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to FinisterreRustico Insula* (100€ for two nights) A surprise!… a decent breakfast, good croissants.  Out at 8:45 AM, and up the hill out of town.

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From Olviero to Circubion – 19.5K

This entry is part 25 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to Finisterre

This entry is part 25 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to FinisterreEl Horreo (55€) A beautiful day, the first for us both to wear our shorts!  Lots of ups and down… We had considered a

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From Mazaricos to Olvieroa – 11.8K

This entry is part 24 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to Finisterre

This entry is part 24 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to FinisterreAs Pias (50€) Down to breakfast , no pan tosdada, no fresh juice, but ham, cheese, yogurt, stuff we never eat … And THE

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Negreia to Mazaricos – 12K

This entry is part 23 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to Finisterre

This entry is part 23 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to FinisterreCasa Rural Santa Eulalia (161€) We take a cab to Porto Camino (15€), where we’re back on the trail, very muddy at first, but

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Santiago de Compostela to Negreia – 4.2K

This entry is part 22 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to Finisterre

This entry is part 22 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to FinisterreHotel Tamar (60€) As if we hadn’t walked far enough, we’ve decided to continue on to Finisterre, for the longest time the end of

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Santiago de Compostela

This entry is part 21 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to Finisterre

This entry is part 21 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to FinisterreParador de los Reyes Catolicos** It is still, relentlessly pouring!!!  So, what to do?  Well, first, at 9:30 AM, the inescapable, mandatory breakfast.  We

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Santiago de Compostela

This entry is part 20 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to Finisterre

This entry is part 20 of 29 in the series Part 4: Astorga to Santiago to FinisterreParador de Los Reyes Catolicos**   RAINING AGAIN… ALL DAY!!!  No duffel to bring down for Jacotrans pickup.  We prowl the “mandatory breakfast buffet” 

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