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In the morning it is still raining. The forecast looks bad for the next few days in the Picos mountains, but things look a little better over to the west.
So we decide to abandon the rest of the Picos route and head over to the Pyrenees in search of the sun. It is a long and very wet ride, back to the motorway and on and on to …
... is the prayer.
Be for us,
the companion on our journey,
the guide at our crossroads,
our strength in fatigue,
our fortress in danger,
our place of rest on the way,
our shelter from the heat,
our light in the darkness,
our consolation in discouragement
and the perseverance of our intention.
So that we under your guidance, safely and unhrt, may reach the end of our journey, and ...
Our mid-day stop today was in Sanguesa, a very small town on the Aragon River, and an important stop on the Camino de Santiago. The most noteworthy site in this town is the Church of Santa Maria, built in the 1100's. The exterior highlight is a fantastic romanesque wall surrounding the main entrance dating to the 13th century - considered one of the best examples of romanesque in Europe. The interior of the church was very old. The main alter was quite elaborate and well ...
... the Camino trail ) which is part of the Bicigrino network ( the company we rented the bikes from ). Our bikes were waiting at the hotel for us and we checked them over before heading out to explore Pamplona. Pamplona was a major disappointment. Not much too see or do at this time of year, felt like we were walking around a deserted city. Tomorrow we head out on the ...
... wind was actually quite cool. This point was called Alto de Perdon. The mount / hill / peak of forgiveness. There is a story that goes along with this that the devil appeared and sought to have a pilgrim renounce god for some water. He didn't and st Jacobi appeared and a spring that has been dry for eternity began flowing. So that is one story. The other reason i am thinking is that most pilgrims get to the top of the hill and utter the words 'f.. me thats a climb' and ...