A Bath in Burgos

Camino: Day 10 -Friday April 17, 2009 Burgos – Hornillos del Camino (Walk – 20km) Corky Fakt 6: Heaven is a warm bath Nine days into my excellent adventure and the Camino was close… Continue reading

Blizzard and Hail to Burgos

Camino: Day 9 – Thursday April 16, 2009 San Juan – Ortega to Burgos (Walk – 27km) Undulating walk in a strong cold headwind and rain which turned to snow and hail. I… Continue reading

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

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