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The End, for a Lot of Things

Cape Finisterre, the westernmost point of land in Galicia, was for centuries thought to be the end of the world, hence its name, which comes from the Latin finis terrae, or end of the earth. (Geographers later discovered that a cape in Portugal is actually the westernmost part of the Iberian peninsula.) Cape Finisterre is also Continue Reading →

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Now that’s a Flying Buttress

At low tide, tourists wander among the 30-meter high cliffs and arches of the Beach of the Cathedrals, in Galica. Caves and galleries and low passageways provide lots of options for exploring places that in a few hours time, will be completely underwater. Photo ©Mike Randolph

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