There was a time when gallegos looked westwards at the immensity of the ocean, saw the setting sun plunging into the sea, and thought that the world ended there, in Finisterre (end of the land). They were probably awed by such an enticing view of a sea that provided a wealth of sustainment whilst taking away lives in tribute.
It is no surprise that Galicia is famous for its lighthouses, one of them, the tower of Hercules, dating from the first century. As famous is one of the most visited cathedrals in the world, the Cathedral of Santiago, a center of pilgrimage for Christianity and end of the Road to Santiago.
But as impressing as human works may be, in Galicia they must humbly admit the preeminence of nature, of the Natural parks and reserves, of the green woods and forests, of the sublime beaches, as the “playa de las Catedrales” in Lugo, and always, always, of the sea…
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