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
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
Not only does the Aca y Alla serve a delicious communal meal in the evening, it serves an equally lovely breakfast in the morning – and they asked us when we wanted it! So after another good fuelling and conversations with our fellow guests, we set off towards Pamplona. I remember coming up this hill … More Into the city – to Pamplona
No photograph can do justice to a Pyrenean morning. The dawn light over the mountains is just stunning, and again I could have sat on the decking area (this time with a café con leche) and just stared my way through from darkness to dawn to day. Love it. And it seemed to be a … More Up and over – to Roncesvalles