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Day 36 Morgaden to Ventas de Narón (Via Portomarin)

I had a really good night’s sleep last night. It was so nice to be in a bed that wasn’t a bunk …and our tiny dorm (four women, two men) was really quiet. If anyone did get up in the … Continue reading

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Meet Saint Eila

I’ve been hearing about St Eila from Finland for days now, and I finally met her. Nowadays Eila lives in Stockholm but is originally from a small village near Lohja! She’s considered a saint by many on the Camino as … Continue reading

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Meet some of my Camino family

I keep meeting these pilgrims. Noel (from down under), who I first met way back in lovely Navarette, Emelio (Texas, US) who encouraged me up, up, up the first of the Mesetas and Marilee (US) who joined me one morning … Continue reading

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Day 3: Roncesvalles – Linzoain

Most pilgrims walk from Roncesvalles to Zubiri. It’s about 22 km and very ‘doable’. I chose not to do that because I wanted to stick to my original plan of taking it more slowly and not sticking with my original … Continue reading

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First night on the Camino

I’m waiting for dinner (13€) at Gita Antton … * and very hungry I must say! (The food was excellent, veggie soup, basque pork mince sauce with spaghetti, local cherry tart (reminded me of Bakewell pudding (and copious amounts of … Continue reading

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Wines in Navarre

All red All local All tasty All part of the pilgrims’ menu (Usually the allocation is 1/2 bottle per pilgrim) I love it that the wines are very local. Today we walked through our first vineyards, tomorrow we pass a … Continue reading

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Meet Phillip from Germany and Davide and Philippo from Italy

I met these wonderful peregrinos in the convent garden in Zabaldika Philip is such an interesting guy. He’s planning to go all the way to Finisterre … maybe we will meet again there at the end of the world :) … Continue reading

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