Category Archive: Camino De Santiago 2009

Snow on the way to San Juan de Ortega

Camino: Day 8 – Wednesday April 15, 2009 Granon – San Juan de Ortega (Walk – 41km) Woke to the sound of church bells ringing just above where I was sleeping. The host had… Continue reading

West from Ventosa

Camino: Day 7 – Tuesday April 14, 2009 Ventosa – Granon (Walk -40km) Today is the first time I am conscious of the fact that the morning sun is behind me. Left Ventosa… Continue reading

Highway to Ventosa

Camino: Day 6 – Monday April 13, 2009 Viana – Ventosa (Walk – 27km) Corky Fakt 5: Spanish units for measuring distance are all relative. Day 6 on the Camino and I have… Continue reading

Easter Procession in Los Arcos

Camino: Day 5 -Sunday April 12, 2009 Ayegui – Viana (Walk – 38km) Cold wind and a light drizzle were my companions for most of today. Although in the afternoon the clouds parted… Continue reading

Feet of Clay

Camino: Day 4 – Saturday April 11, 2009 Uterga – Ayegui (Walk 31 km) I am surprised by the fitness of the people I have encountered on this walk so far. After two days… Continue reading

Magic Pudding and Coffee at Villava

Camino Day 3: Friday April 10, 2009 Larrasoana – Uterga (Walk – 34 km) Corky Fakt 4: Coffee can be transformative and I am a coffee addict. Spent a freezing night sharing a room… Continue reading

Frost at Roncesvalles

Camino: Day 2 –Thursday April 9, 2009 Roncevalles – Larrasoana (Walk -25km) It was still dark when I left the alburgue this morning. A steady stream of pilgrims, mainly Spanish on their Easter holidays,… Continue reading

Lost in the Pyreneese

Camino Day 1: Wednesday April 8, 2009 St Jean Pied de Porte – Roncesvalles (Walk – 35 km) On the Camino, as in life, we see the big signs and think we know… Continue reading

St Jean Pied de Porte

Camino: Tuesday April 7, 2009 ST Jean Pied de Porte Arrived in SJPP and met three other fellow walkers. Just as well as well as had no idea where to go to get… Continue reading

Day after the Paris Marathon – The Bells of Bayonne

Camino: Monday April 6, 2009 I left Paris in the morning to go by train to Bayonne which is in the southwest of France, on the coast near the Spanish border. The town… Continue reading

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