Weather: A real mix! Difficulty Level: Not as bad as yesterday! Location: The Pyrenees! Distance Travelled: 19 miles The Adventure Begins Day 4 – RONCESVALLES to ZUBIRI WEATHER: very wet! MILES:- 19.17 (including all the little detours and walking to restaurants etc) 5.30am let the squirrelling commence! This is the act of taking all your…

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Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step We left Pamplona in the Spanish heat and started our way up towards the famous metal/iron sculptures at Alto del Perdon.  If you have seen the film “The Way” this is where Yoast realises that you can actually bike the Camino rather…

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Weather: A bit wet! Difficulty Level: Steep downhills! Location: The Pyrenees! Distance Travelled: 14.61 miles The Adventure Begins DAY 3 – Orisson to Roncesvalles WEATHER: Walking in clouds through the Pyrenees MILES:- Total is 14.61 miles So last night was the first hostel experience for many. Our little room of 8 bunks was quite cosy.…

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Julia’s Reading Challenge for 20190% Introduction How do you get rid of unwanted guests? What do you do if there’s a racket in the quiet carriage? How should you eat peas, and behave in queues? How to behave, like how to punctuate, is an aspect of life that many are no longer taught. Thankfully, Sandi…

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Item: Backpack airport bag/rain cover Total Cost: £10.99 Used for: Backpacking abroad Enjoyment Level: So far so good! Treat of the week – Not just a rain cover… This little product is wicked! No longer do I need to carry cling film with me to the airport or pay for expensive wrapping service to protect…

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Weather: Drizzling but warm Difficulty Level: Steep! Location: The Pyrenees! Distance Travelled: 8 miles The Adventure Begins Listening to a French rock band playing English songs until the early hours sounds lovely, but believe me, it wasn’t! I’m not sure if it was the wine, music or pure excitement but I struggled to get to…

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Julia’s Reading Challenge for 20190% Introduction I’m Off Then has sold more than three million copies in Germany and has been translated into eleven languages. The number of pilgrims along the Camino has increased by 20 percent since the book was published. Hape Kerkeling’s spiritual journey has struck a chord. Overweight, overworked, and disenchanted, Kerkeling was…

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Weather: Overcast but warm Difficulty Level: N/A Location: UK to Bayonne in France Distance Travelled: N/A The Adventure Begins In July 2018, during my section hike into Santiago, I had a chat with Sue from California.  She was telling me about a guy named Brian who she had met on the first day of her…

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