from Galicia Encantada, edition by Antonio Reigosa. Story collected by José María Carricoba Armesto Translated from Galician by Seth Brooks Long ago it was common to keep servants in one’s home to assist with daily chores and labor. A gentleman from Vilarello de Donís, township of Cervantes in the province of Lugo, one day decided…
The Trevinca area includes not only the highest peak in Galicia but also the most glacial lakes on the Iberian peninsula outside of the Pyrenees.
Useful advice in the event you encounter the Santa Compaña in the Galician countryside. Keep this manual handy if your stroll is between 9 PM and 10 PM or between midnight and 1 AM, depending on which Galician you ask.
Hiding is impossible. Whoever comes upon it joins the mysterious following; at that moment, the end of his or her life is near.
Surely its notoriety reaches further back in history, but the events of the night of 10 November, 1890, have given the Coast of Death a singular event that encapsulates its infamy and danger.