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A Day Of Rest and A Museum

I happened to leave my hotel window open last evening which was a mistake because it was early morning – like 5 am before the street noise became quiet. I was up and out of the hotel as I wanted … Continue reading

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Enjoying Burgos on my 61st Birthday

I lay on the bunk in the Albergue until the hospitalier came and told me I had to be out by 8 am. So, I got up and quickly stuffed my clothes in my backpack because I had already booked … Continue reading

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West to Burgos – September 14

I was awake early as there was a gentleman in our six bed room that insisted he needed to be up and out the door at 5 am. Since my bed was by the door, I was awakened when he … Continue reading

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September 12 – Response from the truckers

One item that did not get posted with yesterday blog. After the delicious supper of broccoli and potato soup, a mixed salad, rice and beans, and everyone was relaxing, Miro went out to his car and returned with this HUGE … Continue reading

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Back On Track For This Day – September 11, 2012

It is really surprising that 21 kms can slip by very quickly with the inter city bus and 1.50€. Kathy and I caught the 7:45 am bus from Najera to Santo Domingo de Calzada. Just as we were leaving the … Continue reading

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Making lemonade on Monday, September 10, 2012

The best made plans often go awry and then a new plan must be created. Kevin, Cathy and I had made arrangements for a taxi to pick us up at the Albergue Puerta de Najera at 9 am for a … Continue reading

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September 6 – Puente La Reina to Villatuerta

The skies were just beginning to lighten as I started my day with Janet and Rogerio at 6:55. We had to walk thru the town, and, of course, stopped at the first bar open for a cafe con leche. We … Continue reading

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September 5 – Cizur Menor to Puente la Reina with detour to Eunate

I did not have a good sleep. I had one of those tickle coughs and couldn’t stop coughing. Not wanting to disturb other sleeping pilgrims, I lay awake muffling my cough with my towel. Wake up was early 6 am … Continue reading

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Arre to Cizur Menor then bus to Pamplona

It is hard to get used to having 20 other people in your sleeping quarters. It is like the dormitory setting at camp. Lights are out at 10 pm but it takes a while for people to settle down. Last … Continue reading

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Zubiri to Arre

In these Aubergues you are up early and must be in your way by 8 am. After a quick breakfast of cafe leche (coffee with milk), bread and cheese and cold cereal, the day begins. All pilgrims are in a … Continue reading

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