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... yet. Our Basque friend finished dinner by singing a song about his culture, one that he sang with so much feeling and pride, everyone fell silent and felt goosebumps. For some, this was the day before the end of the pilgrimage, and for others, it was only the beginning. Either way everybody was in good spirits and the dinner was one of the most fun I have been to yet. Total distance walked today: 25km Total distance walked during pilgrimage: ...
We arrived in the town at about 3pm. Our first stop was the church, which was quite interesting. It had been built in a period of transition, during the 12<sup>th</sup> and 13<sup>th</sup> centuries. The style reflected this mix of Romanesque and Gothic. The tympanum and the bones of the church were Romanesque, but many of the other decorative themes were more typical of Gothic style.
Because we arrived in town so late, most of ...
... Upon entering Orthez we passed a 14<sup>th</sup> century guard tower and then walked down a street where every house was older than the US. Our refuge was actually in a very old stone tower, and it was by far the oldest building I have stayed in on the trail. Like usual, the refuge did not open until 2pm, but the woman who cleaned it was kind enough to let us keep our bags there while we walked around the town. She even offered us cold drinks, which was ...
... to kill. I read a bit and wrote a bit and took a nap. So, there isn’t much to talk about today because we didn’t do much! In the evening, we made our gourmet dinner of instant rice and canned vegetables. Sometimes, you just have to work with what you’ve got, and sometimes, that isn’t a lot. When we were just starting to get ready for bed around 8:30, a family of five "pilgrims" showed up at the refuge: the mother, the father, ...
... often walking on a bit of bread and jam, great breakfast for the French who stop for a big feed at lunch, but we are hoeing into dried fruit and some nuts, could definitely do with some breakfast protein. The thought of a nice dinner in a good restaurant in the evening is often what keeps me going all day. I also love the duck confit. And did I mention the wine? Not to mention Armignac. I thought I'd died and gone to heaven on the first sip. The most ...