Travel Blogs from Guernica
Gernika is 25 Km away and more hills of course. Forecast is rain and we were all day putting rain jacket on and then taking it off. The trails were in good shape but wet, very much like a BC winter trail. I left with my Aussie buddies and we had a young German lady Hannah join us as well. She was a pint of a thing but a real trouper and fun to have …
Leaving Madrid to head toward the north coast of Spain we
thought we had encountered the worst of the hills, but no, the van was
confronted again and again with further climbs all of which caused it to
struggle and meant that we were often pulling into the side to let those cars
behind us pass. The scenery was much the
same as the trip into Madrid, very harsh and although I looked everywhere not
once did I see a house that even vaguely resembled ...
... can't go much further! We stopped in Liendo A postcard town located in the valley of several mountains at sea level with the Cantibric coast. We stopped short of Laredo which is town on the beach about 6 kilometers away.. If I could live anywhere this town would be it perhaps! There are so many tranquil places we have seen today! We also saw a beautiful cathedral with the most elaborate altar the guide explained it all for ...
... a thunderstorm as I am writing! Yes Judge Hasette in a tent in pouring down rain and lightning and thunder!!! Hope saint James is watching! Tomorrow is a hard day of walking over 20 miles! Terry wants to beat out the Dutch couple tomorrow! Hopefully we have a better place to sleep! Tonight I just want to keep dry! Sorry blogs are sporadic no ...
... this stuff on the camino in the middle of nowhere for 1,5 euro.
The walking has it's ups and downs, in the first place because it is very hilly. But the best ups is the changing seaviews and the landscape in general. The biggest drawback is the route which put us sometimes on medium-size roads or is very hard to find.
So far the hostel in Gernika has been an exception. It's expensive and the breakfast is miserabel. The other albeurges have been ver ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
A little expensive for a pilgrim but a nice break from the albergues.
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