Doing the business in Logrono

It was great having a relaxed start today. With only 10 kms to Logrono and not needing to get there before 1pm, I could afford to take my time. The albergue was very quiet after the initial chaos of 5...

Putting my best foot forward

  Even though it is just under two weeks before Andrew joins me, I am having to plan my walk so I hit Leon at the right time. Added to that is the need to sign some final papers for the sale of o...

Thinking strategically

It was an easier day today, only 24 kms. With an early start at 6 am, I was able to make it to Villa Mayor de Monjardin by 1pm, which is very early to stop. My problem was the next town with an alberg...

Listening to your body

  Today the aim was to reach the town of Lorca. A group I had become friendly with were heading there and it would be great continue our friendship. I walked further today with a detour to the ch...

Walking at the pace of others

  Today was much easier, although just as long. Great opportunity to meet up with others. I walk with for most of the day with Karen from Paris. She was afraid that she would get lost so I walked...

Starting with a killer climb

  Great that the weather was beautiful enough to climb the steeper route – The Napoleon Way but it was a killer. I bet Neopoleon never walked it or went by bicycle! Left St Jean Pied du Por...

Lessons learned in Barcelona

Hot chocolate should be eaten with a spoon rather than drunk. Very nice. Don’t try and sell your house in New Zealand while in Barcelona, particularly if you need documents notorised. Finally fo...

Sagrada Familia

There are few words that begin to  describe this basilica. For me it is the most beautiful sanctuary I have ever experienced. I will let the photos do it some justice. Look at them and just imagine ...

Heading to Barcelona

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