Monthly Archives: August 2012

Day Ten…

…was like a walk in the park. That is we walked a lot of it, but sadly there was no park, just a mountain with impassable roads. Today was meant to be a functional day, but it was anything but … Continue reading

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Day Nine…

…was another function day, though not so easy. I slept really well, which was not so good for Keith, my room-mate, who recorded my snoring.It was another cold morning so we wrapped up and set off. Keith had warned us … Continue reading

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Day Eight…

…started off even colder than yesterday. It was very cold. So cold that I even went and sat in the toilet block for a while to warm up. This was not helped either by the music from over the hill … Continue reading

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Day Seven…

…was another great day. It started very cold as we were camping at 1000m. Once we warmed up a little we set off up the pass; El Puerto de Piqueras. We knew the top of the road was at 1710m … Continue reading

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Day Six…

…has been the best day so far. Praise God for the wonders of His creation! It was a slow start again, but we made good time on a steady uphill south out of Logrono, heading straight for the mountains. The … Continue reading

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Day Five…

…was my bike issue day, but even with that it was largely uneventful. I started tired, and took a long time to warm up as we left Estella. One reason was probably that the first 5km or so was uphill. … Continue reading

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Day 4…

…was a day of tough decisions. First was route. Pamplona is the first city on El Camino De Santiago, a pilgrimage route through Northern Spain, supposedly following in the footsteps of James the apostle. (He helpfully left shells embedded in … Continue reading

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