A personal experience of the Camino de Santiago... till Finisterra
Author: Mariana Martinho
Imagine you live in a beautiful boulevard, nice weather and with view to the sea. But you have two VIP neighbours always surrounded by paparazzi and making harder for you to reach your home. Real version? This beautiful boulevard is the Dalmatian coast, your neighbours are Split ad Trogir surrounded by tourists and your humble house is Kaštela.
Before showing your room, let me introduce you to this glamorous place. Taking a step back in time, this Hotel was founded in 1899. With an elegant architecture, in perfect harmony with the surrounding nature, this Hotel was a famous spa destination in Freudenstadt.
Maybe those were not the exact words, but the feeling of amusement is probably not so far. In 1420, when the Portuguese navigators arrived this island, in the Atlantic Ocean, they were impressed with the majestic presence of the forest. And that forest was and still is the Laurisilva of Madeira.