Camino de Faros (Lighthouses) Day 5 Arou to Camariñas:

Wow. What a spectacular and yet easier walk of 24K with a fair amount being flatter than usual. A gorgeous sunset starting out of Arou and then some beautiful deserted beaches and rocky mountains. This being The Coast of Death, I came across The English Cemetery, burial grounds for the victims of the Shipwreck of the Battleship The Serpent in 1890. 172 sailors died. There were another 7 wrecks in the late 1800’s and early 20th Century with a total of 250 deaths giving this shoreline the name, Costa de Morte (Coast of Death). 

I continued not seeing another soul until I got closer to the Vilan Lighthouse. Continuing on to Church of Our Lady of Monte on a hill overlooking the Ocean and across the Camariñas Estuary I could see Muxia in the distance. Probably just 5K or so away and I could even see our home in the green building on the hill. Only problem is the walk around the Estuary is another 36K. But I’ll worry about that tomorrow.

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