Of all the historic capes in this race, Finisterre is definitely the least well known. Located on the northwestern end of the Iberian peninsula, it is a beautiful rocky outcropping that juts out dramatically into the Atlantic Ocean. Overseen by a 53 foot high white lighthouse and an accompanying two story house built in 1853, the name Finisterre is a derivative of Latin meaning “the end of the...
Hi, I’m Beau. I earned a combined BA/MA in Comparative History from Brandeis University, writing my dissertation on the evolution of strategy during World War I.
In my free time I write longform narrative essays about historical events, sports, and adventures, often incorporating my own personal experience into them. Soon, I’d like to pair them with podcasts and interviews.
I’m also working on shorter essays about a wide range of topics including mental health, spirituality, books, and the impact of technology on our lives.