2024-04-22 Day 1 of Finsterre

Off on a solo walk to the Ends of The Earth

So it’s just me on the trail now. A little trepidation, a lot of excitement in wandering on my own.

I had walked part of the start/end of the Finsterra camino while in Santiago, but I had no interest in rewalking the urban bit of Santiago, so I took a cab out to where the trails diverge. 

At the drop off was a taxi with two Kiwis who had the same thought. So my new companions for  couple of days. 

The walk was really nice, winding on gravel paths, back roads  and very little highway side walks.

The route is Santiago to Negreira, my Kiwis friends were staying at a different hotel.

There are plenty of hostels, and Auberge dorms. But I like my sleep, and I snore, so spending some money to the benefit of others.

So you should try this one, it’s excellent once out of the city. One big climb, see below.

Nations today:


New Zealand



Contrary to belief, it’s not all downhill from Santiago.




Me hard at work writing the blog entries.

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