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Friendly Locals

Day 4 Larrasoana to Cizur Menor

Day 5 Cizur Menor to Puente de la Reina

28 April 2014

Prevention is better than Cure

Yesterday the sheep’s wool came out. I felt my first hot spot and being the good girl … Read the rest

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Daily Routine

Day 6 Puente de la Reina to Estella

Day 7 Estella to Los Arcos

1 May 2014

Over a Week of Walking

We have now walked for 8 days -an average of 20km each day. We are both good but … Read the rest

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False Start

Day 8 Los Arcos to Viana

Day 9 Viana to Navarete via Logrono

Day 10 Navarete to Najera

2 May 2014

A False Start

This morning we let ourselves out of our accommodation at 7am leaving the key in the … Read the rest

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Santa Domingo de Calzada

Day 11 Najera to Santo Domingo de la Calzada

3 May 2014

Not Quite What We Expected

I’ve always wanted to stay in a Parador (usually a converted monastery) but they are really expensive. … some as much as $600/ … Read the rest

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Ground Hog Day

Day 14 San Juan de Ortega to Burgos

7 may 2014

Our Longest Walking Day So Far

It’s the end of our longest day so far. 26km. Made even longer by the fact that a fast half hour in we … Read the rest

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Going Slow

Day 15 Burgos to Hornillos

8 May 2014

Passing the 300km Mark

Yesterday we passed the 300 km mark as we left Burgos for a long stretch near, alongside and crossing main roads and a railway line. Not fun!


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First Blisters

Day 16 Hornillos to Castrojerez

Day 17 Castrojerez to Fromista

10 May 2014


Over 330km into our Camino, and just when I was feeling complacent,  I felt a niggle on my left heel only 11km into today’s 26km walk. … Read the rest

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So I lied…

Day 18 Fromista to Carrion de los Condes

12 May 2014

The Side Route Paid Off

Yesterday we had a lovely walk along a river.  Shade, birdsong, wildflowers and even frogs letting us know they were there. We were fortunate … Read the rest

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A magic day

Day 19 Carrion de los Condes to Calzadilla de las Cuevas

13 May 2014

Some Days are Easier than Others

I don’t understand how the more than 22km today seemed easier than the 17km yesterday. The long, straight and hard

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