Day 12 – Warm Day to Navarrete

Day 12 – Warm Day to Navarrete

I think it got to about 24 today. Really quite warm. I have been carrying two hiking umbrellas and they finally got used today.  Awesome! So much more comfortable. No need to wear a hat and much cooler under the umbrella. I got the short handled versions to save...
Day 10 – Los Arcos to Viana

Day 10 – Los Arcos to Viana

Water System On my first Camino, I used a water bladder inside the pack and felt that that was quite good, and I carried an extra emergency packet inside of my pack. There’s always a huge debate about what’s the best system to use for water. Many people...
Day 9 – Estella to Los Arcos

Day 9 – Estella to Los Arcos

The Marvelous Spanish Health System From about day 3, Pat mentioned that she was getting headaches, and in fact on the descent down into Zubiri, she felt a little bit dizzy.     By the time we got to Estella, we went into a pharmacy. They took one look and then said,...
Day 7 – Uterga to Puente La Reina

Day 7 – Uterga to Puente La Reina

A very short walk today, only about 9 kilometers. But we wanted to have an easy day so that we could take in the church of Santa Maria at Eunate. It was a very pleasant walk across farmland to get there, but just as we arrived two tour buses turned up. Talking to the...
Day 6 – Pamplona to Uterga

Day 6 – Pamplona to Uterga

We had a very pleasant walk over Alto del Perdón from Pamplona to Uterga. It was nice to escape the rain until the last hour or so on the way down to Uterga, when the rain became a bit lumpy, in other words hale. It was interesting to see some pilgrims had ridden...