Beyond the Meseta

 

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Terradillos de los Templarios → El Burgo Ranero – 31 km

After catching up with our buddy Cat, we decided to slow down a bit. Not necessarily in distance, but in the way we accomplished said distance. At our new leisurely pace we can be found sitting for coffee after 10km, sitting for another after 17km, and then maybe having some beer or sangria before the final push to our destination. Continue reading “Beyond the Meseta”

Pamplona

St Jean Pied de Port

St. Jean Pied de Port

After three flights, a bus and three trains, we finally made it to the start of the trail. St. Jean Pied de Port is pretty much my fantasy of what a little town in the foothills of the Pyrenees looks like: cobblestone roads, a backdrop of bright green rolling hills, an ancient citadel overlooking the town, sheep grazing in fields… perfectly picturesque.
We took a short stroll, ate some delicious duck that was served at our albergue, and were in bed before dark. An ideal schedule, in my opinion! Continue reading “Pamplona”