Weather in Santiago de Compostela

We have had over 30c weather the last few weeks and not a cloud in the sky. But boy has this changes over the last few days. This photo is from El Correo Gallego and says it all. No poncho, rain coat or umbrella will keep you dry in this type of weather. By th…

Northern Spain gets snow

[tube]vqWXgkxI-Ms[/tube] León, December 14th 2008 This video is from Sunday December 14th in Leon, and is just one example of the weather in northern Spain in the last few days. Many mountain passes has been closed for cars and some you needed chains to be able to pass. On one mountain pass in Asturias, 50…

Northern Spain getting ready for 100 km/h wind

Photo from La Voz de Galicia TV news broadcasts has been warning for the last few days now. Fishermen on the Finisterre coast are told to stay at harbour and pilgrims need to get their ponchos out. Have a look at the lates weather report, or take a look at some weather related information from…

The Galician coast

If you were walking out to Finisterre this past weekend, you will most likely have a tan today. The photo below is from just north of Muros (taken Saturday). Sun tan lotion required by the way. As you can see, we had 3-4km of beach practically to ourselves.

Chove en Santiago (Raining in Santiago)

Luar na Lubre (more on them at Wikipedia here) is one of the most known groups from Galicia and I thought it would be fitting to add this video to the blog today since it has been raining in Santiago for the last 2 weeks. We need the water…. but some sun would be nice…

Big waves in Coruña

We have had some strong winds in Galicia in the last few days, but nothing out of the ordinary. Even so, the waves at sea has been enormous. The light house of Cabo Vilan (just north of Finisterre) recorded waves of up to 20 meters yesterday, and as you can see on the beach-front in…