Hotel Sancho Abarca
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... camp I had seen by a lake. The scenery as we drove was spectacular with towering vertical mountains, along aqua blue rivers and driving through long tunnels cut through sheer rock. I had just commented to Kerry that I was pleased with the roads as they were wide enough for us to fit through and not to windey. I opened my mouth too soon. The road narrowed so it could only fit us going ...
This was another awesome day of spectacular scenery.
We started out by following the route de fromage which features farms which sell the Ossau Iraty cheese. Unfortunately the ones we found were closed or so well hidden, that we never got to taste this famous cheese.
However, we drove on along lush green valleys, babbling brooks, through forests of birch, larch and oak, past villages with clusters ...
... I got there they were shut! They had put a large fence round the ruined Roman Village and I couldn't get in. A little bit further away I came across an almost complete Roman Reservoir which was so impressive it made up for not getting to see the rest. One of my main memories of Mendigorria will be the birds. There were so many birds (martins and swifts) flying near the river that they looked like a swarm of large midges. I found myself continually ducking as I ...
... and wanders through the valley to Pamplona where you can join one of the other Caminos that lead to Santiago. Saw a few pilgrims and chatted to a couple of Italians. Wow - so these ruins and this beautiful valley are part of the Camino.
Managed an Airbnb digs for tonight - desperate for a washing machine - but as its Sunday.......while we have a kitchen, we can't buy food! Aarrgghh! But this was a funny one........sleeps 4/1 bedroom and we ...
... almost resides. She lives in a rotating bay, which faces the church most of the time but is spun round ( very slowly) to the chapel so that she can be closely admired and you can be blessed by a monk standing at her side recieving kisses to a small picture of her. From the church side she is the centrepiece of a giant glitzy golden altarpiece behind a decorative gate about 15ft from the ground. Lured in by the tour I did get a blessing but air ...