Day 8: Logroño to Najera Running on pure pilgrim power, I stumbled on. – Tim Moore Marilee from Colorado, and I begin our day very early since we can navigate through the Logroño city lights. Knowing it is going to be another long day’s walk, we decide to depart early and get a head start. We are always […]
Day 5: Camino Backup Plan
Day 5: Puente la Reina to Estella It was as if the landscape very slowly passed us by than we it. Sometimes it seemed as if we became a part of the landscape. – Conrad Rudolph From 6:00 am – 7:00 am I begin to hear my bunkmates wake, move around, and pack their belongings for their daily trek. […]
Day 4: Just Breathe & Smell the Roses
Day 4: Cizur Menor to Puente la Reina Be fully present here. – Matthew Fox We left town around 7:45 am and headed to the mountain. The sunrise is absolutely stunning as we walk up country roads passing farms that have completed their fall harvest. The aging sunflowers appear to bow in reverence to the pilgrims as they walk by. […]
Day 2: I will Survive!
Day 2: Roncesvalles to Larrasoaña There is a crisp sound of progress with each step. – Andrea Kirby I wake up in the Roncesvalles alburgue at 6:30 am to beautiful angelic music playing from the DVD player. I lay in my bunk, exhausted from no sleep due to the snoring and lack of earplugs, but smile knowing I am now […]