Monthly Archives: May 2016

Estella – Ázqueta – Sansol – Viana

When I left you last, on Thursday evening, I was in a guesthouse in Estella, rewarding myself for my longest walk so far. Although I loved the guesthouse – having a room to myself, not having someone else decide when … Continue reading

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Muruzábal – Cirauki – Estella

I would be perfectly happy never to stand up again. My legs are truly sick of walking. They hate me. And I’m not too fond of them anymore either.  Yesterday started out easy, with downhill walks into the first two … Continue reading

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Pamplona – Zariquiegui – Muruzábal 

I arrived in Pamplona airport on Sunday evening and made my way into the centre to the main municipal pilgrim hostel. There was a sign saying the hostel was full, but I queued up at the reception to see if … Continue reading

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This is the beginning of the rest of my something

Today is the day it all begins. Undertrained, overweight, terrified and convinced everything will go horribly wrong. I’m off on Camino.  I had a crazy 24 hours before setting off. I was working on Galway till 6:00 pm yesterday. I … Continue reading

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Daylight walks

I am sitting, like an elderly lady, with my feet soaking in a basin of nice warm water and Dettol. My feet don’t like me today. I’ve finally started training in earnest. According to the Health app on my iPhone, … Continue reading

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