Monthly Archives: May 2011

Day Thirty Five

Well there goes my idea of leaving early… I sleep badly. Possibly due to the fact I put my special foot cream on last night and before washing my hands, I ate some biscuits. I felt sick for hours, when … Continue reading

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Day Thirty Four

Ahhhh… The linen, the pillows….so comfortable. So why do I get up at 7.30am!!?! Well now I’m up I may as well have breakfast. Afterwards I ask reception what time the shops open in general. Being Monday, some open at … Continue reading

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Day Thirty Three

I don’t know what time it is, but it’s early, people are rustling bags and flashing torches. What’s wrong with them… By the time I’m annoyed enough to get up, almost everyone else is up and nearly packed. My turn … Continue reading

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Day Thirty Two

I wake early again, not planned but it’s 5.45am. I’m glad I wake now as at 6am everyone is woken to some kind of gregorian chanting. 6.15am and I make my way out of the monastery at Roncesvalles. It’s still … Continue reading

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Day Thirty One

It’s just gone 1pm. I’m sat outside a bar in Roncesvalles, there’s a cold wind. My day started at 5am, I tried to be as quiet as possible while getting up but after someone snored all night I didn’t feel … Continue reading

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Day Thirty

I literally don’t sleep. With hundreds of flies and the odd mosquito, what do you expect?! I even jar my neck in the night…. Aaaargh…. Finally sleep, knock knock, it’s Annette. Half past six, oh today’s gonna be a barrel … Continue reading

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Day Twenty Nine

Today for the first time in a few days, I wake early. I know we won’t leave too early as Anette has breakfast but I don’t mind. The next two days are about 25km each and I’m relieved I have … Continue reading

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