Day 4 – Roncesvalles to Zubiri 16.37 miles (26.34 km) Weather: a mix of hot and light showers. Started out at Roncesvalles Hostel at 6.45am and headed straight for Burgette (only 1.5 miles down the road). We popped into the supermarket to buy some supplies for the day ahead and then stopped for breakfast. I…

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Sunday – Day 3 Camino Frances Orrison to Roncesvalles Walked 12.66 miles (18.5 km) Last night did not really bring much sleep. The German guy with wind was awake endless times to go to the loo and my bed was right next to it! It was not pleasant! After breakfast we headed out on The…

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Saturday Day 2 – 28th May 2016 6.58 miles, but up! Up! Up! OMG! What an amazing day! We couldn’t charge our phones in the hotel in Bayonne (one socket by the TV that didn’t work), so I was very wary of using too much battery today. We caught the 7.45am train to St Jean…

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For me, The Camino is not a holiday, it feels more like a “calling”. I can’t really explain it but it just feels like something I have to do. More than 200,000 people walk this pilgrim trail every year. When we collect our pilgrim passport at St Jean Pied de Port in France, we are…

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Panic set in as I received the weekly forum roundup email from Ivar on the Camino forum. One of the topics was about an angry Albergue Warden who threw someone’s pack on the floor and shouted, “leave, leave”. It was 7.30am, and all pilgrims needed to leave by 8am, so she was “shooing” people out…

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