Day 51... Muxia
Taking another vacation day here on the edge of the continent. I woke about 6 am after a good nights sleep. Quietly I dressed and headed for the door along with half a dozen pilgrims who were catching the one and only bus to Santiago this morning at 7:30 am.
It was still dark but enough daylight to walk without a flashlight as I made my way along the shore to the church at the far end of town. My goal was to take a photo of the sunrise. My problem was twofold. First I was turned around and thought it might be hidden by the hills and secondly it was not scheduled until 8:04 am. I did little walks but finally got antsy and headed back into town. Watching both the hills and my watch I nearly missed the beautiful sunrise behind me as it rose over the water. I hope you enjoy what I captured. Not what I'd planned but even better .
Returned to the albergue that was still waking up. Enjoyed my breakfast and then headed back to bed for a few more hours of restful sleep.
After lunch I could hear bagpipes playing in the port so walked over to catch the end. They had a large group of dancers in costumes of native dress and the music was definitely Celtic. A fun diversion in my relaxing day.
We have many new pilgrims tonight so it probably won't be as quiet as it's been. Very young and energetic.
Tomorrow I leave for Lires which is half way to finisterre by taxi. Will decide whether to walk the last 10 miles into finesterre on Tuesday tomorrow. A lot depends on the weather. Some rain is predicted. But the rest has been good and I've enjoyed my down time here.