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Rocks of Galicia

Rocks of Galicia

The two RĂ­as --Altas and Baixas-- make up the wildest stretch of coast in Spain, with sweeping windswept bays, hidden coves and a spectacular, jagged shoreline whose granite cliffs are lashed by the Atlantic. The ancients believed that its westernmost point, Cabo Finisterre (Cabo Fisterra in Galician) was the end of the world, and it might well seem so not only because of its geographical location but also because of its brooding wildness. Add to this the frequent drizzle and the wail of the gaitas (native Galician bagpipes) and you have the makings of the melancholy so often attributed to the Galicians.

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