A quick and festive hello from the Scouse Spouse and I, wishing you all the best for the holidays and the new year. May it bring peace, joy and happiness, and may you all embrace the opportunities it brings! Buen camino, happy trails, god tur to you all, we will raise a glass of vino … More Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, God jul!
I had two things to do in Burgos this time: Visit the Museo de Evolucion Humana, to see the finds from the archaeology digs in nearby Atapuerca, which we walked past the day before, and go inside the cathedral to sightsee again. I met up with my new best buddy, the Swiss lady, who also … More A fond farewell to Burgos
Have you ever wondered if creaky joints really can be affected by the weather? Well, when I woke up the morning after the cold, windy, wet, miserable weather, my joints were complaining loudly. And that after a relatively short walk the day before, and a very comfortable and supportive mattress in the albergue. But there … More Last walking day to Burgos
It was a miserable day. Seems I got my grump on a day early – what I wouldn’t give to have that last morning back! It was a full pilgrim hat-trick: wet, windy and cold. And grey. And just miserable. But the way won’t walk itself, and everybody else is having the same miserable weather, … More Cold, wet stop-start to Agés
I’d agreed to meet some pilgrims for breakfast in the same place to continue the conversation in the morning, but when I got there, it was closed! I went to the nearest place instead and there they were – and there were also pintxos to be had, so that’s what I had for breakfast. Turns … More Found and lost in Belorado
I supposed I should have known this day was going to be different. First sign was when I was passed on the looong flaaat boooring path by – wait for it – a man on a segway! Yes – a segway! No handle, just a wheel with a platform for your feet on each side. … More Change of plan in Santo Domingo
Ah, waking up in an albergue with lots of people all trying to get ready at the same time – it is something else. And this time I knew none of them … and instead of barging in I took my time – I was in no hurry. By the time I was good to … More Good times in Azofra