Monthly Archives: May 2011

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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Day Twenty Eight

Once again a late start this morning. Although I did eat breakfast. I know it’s nobodies fault and if it annoys me I should say something, but I’d rather survive the next few days and then I’ll be walking solo … Continue reading

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Day Twenty Seven

I wake up late again, not as late as yesterday but it must have been 7am… Today looks better but there is a real chill in the air. The plan is to get to Sauvelade today, it’s 30km away but … Continue reading

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Day Twenty Six

Last night was a very noisy night. It turns out there’d been a big rugby tournament in the town, and our accommodation had the main bar in town. It was like being back in Frome with karaoke and drinking till … Continue reading

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Day Twenty Five

I slept… Not well, but I slept. Movement from one of the other rooms woke me at just after 6am. I got up, carried out my morning duties and made my way downstairs for just gone 7am. The landlady made … Continue reading

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Day Twenty Four

I woke… It was dark outside… It’s just not right getting up when it’s still dark. Not unless your a farmer, postman or milkman?!! At quarter past six I dragged myself out of bed for the one simple reason. I … Continue reading

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Day Twenty Three

Today I didn’t want to get up (again…). At seven I looked out, it looked very overcast. Everyone was up bar me and one other. I removed the earplugs (yes they’re worn every night now) and got myself up. By … Continue reading

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