Monthly Archives: April 2013

24/04/12 Day 5. 26km. Uterga – Villatuerta.

We were up at 06.00, packed and were away by 07.50. Iggy is very sore and stiff today after yesterdays climb and decent. My muscles are getting used to the walking now and are starting to ease. We missed the … Continue reading

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23/04/12 Day 4. 16.5km Pamplona – Uterga.

Awake at 06.00, dressed, packed but did not leave albergue ’till 08.00. Iggy is slow getting started in the mornings! We had breakfast at a nearby cafe, then headed for the main post office as Iggy had to post more … Continue reading

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22/04/12 Day 3. 22km. Zubiri – Pamplona.

We were awake at 06.00, packed and had a lovely breakfast and were away by 08.00. Josh and Sara had left early as they planned to walk through Pamplona and stay in Cizur Menor, 5km further on as per the … Continue reading

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21/04/12 Day 2. Roncavelles – Zubiri. 21.5km

The lights came on at 06.00 on the dot with shouts of “up and away” although I think some had left already. We took it easy packing and were away by 08.00. No breakfast is served at this albergue or … Continue reading

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20/04/12 Day 1. St Jean – Roncavelles. 29.3km

The Teddy Bears picnic. We headed for Valcarlos this morning after breakfast and saying goodbye to Jane. We left at 08.20, a bit later than planned. We had a gentle climb out of St Jean in light rain, getting used … Continue reading

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19/04/12 El Camino

    About twenty years ago I read an article in National Geographic about a pilgrim walk through France and northern Spain ending in Santiago de Compostela. It piqued my interest at the time as something I might like to do … Continue reading

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