From medieval cities, to enchanted forests, you’ll be surrounded by the beauty of ancient Northern Spain on this once-in-a-lifetime challenge. 6 – 13 May 2020 The Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain is more than just a trail. Its origins of an ancient pilgrimage carry through to modern day times, where, although the incentive may no…

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Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction Blanket of Stars: Thru-Hiking the Camino de Santiago by  C.W. Lockhart   An unlikely pilgrim battles agoraphobia to reclaim life beyond the sofa. The 800-kilometer journey along the Camino Frances provides a scenic backdrop to ponder midlife crisis and chronic illness, an empty nest and marital woes, military…

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Weather: Perfect walking weather! Not too hot. Difficulty Level: Nice easy walk today. Mainly flat river walking Location: The Pyrenees! Distance Travelled: 16.75 miles The Adventure Begins Day 5 – Zubiri to Pamplona WEATHER: Perfect warm day (but not too hot) HEALTH: A few have blisters, one sore knee and one swollen ankle, but we…

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Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step We set off from Monte Do Gonzo (also known as the Camino Prison Camp) around 8 am.  It was our last day and we would be arriving in Santiago De Compostella around noon.  I didn’t want it to end, but the competitor…

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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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