15 mile walk today from Pamplona. Mostly sunny, wore shorts for the first. The bridge was built in the 11th century by order of the King of Navarra’s wife for the pilgrims to cross the Rio Arga. We are in… (READ MORE)
We left the “not much there” town of Zubiri for a 13 mile walk to Pamplona. The trail follows the Rio Arga. Very nice looking stream. It look’s like it should have trout in it. Since we had trout for… (READ MORE)
Mostly downhill walk to the village of Zubiri. Got another nice room with 2 beds, bathroom with shower for 25 euros each. The weather still sucks. It’s cold and overcast but no rain. It’s like walking in Ireland or Point… (READ MORE)
We left St. Jean a little after 7 and guess what. No rain. We got fog instead. It got thicker the higher we went up. And up it was. The first 9.5 miles is steep, really steep. Took a few… (READ MORE)
Finally met up with Henry. He’s been walking for 16 days already. We had a good dinner last night with some really good house wine. It looks like rain is going to be with us on and off for the… (READ MORE)
This map shows the portion I’m walking. I start in St. Jean Pied-du-Port and finish in Burgos. Click on the map to enlarge.
OK, my first 2 post were mostly tests to make sure the site was working. Now let me explain what I’m doing. My friend Henry Gregory has been planing for years to walk 500+ miles from St. Jean Pied-de-Port in… (READ MORE)
Debbie sewed the Garcia patch on my backpack. With so many packs at the hostels I can ID mine. I hope.
First go at my pack for Spain and the Camino de Santiago. It weighs 19.5 lbs.