Monasterio de la Oliva

Crta Melida, s/n, Carcastillo, Navarra, 31310, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Carcastillo

An awesome birthday

A travel blog entry by simpsonbigtrip


... see the result of everything I heard them doing yesterday. Four of the cards were fantastic and a lot of effort had obviously gone into them but I think Jess lost interest half way through as she didn't write a message inside hers. Then I was presented with a crown that Lily and Ruby had made for me as well as a badge that Jess had made saying 'It's my birthday' in Spanish that I was instructed to wear around all day. After breakfast ...

Camino day 5 & 6

A travel blog entry by missiemousie


Errin's POV: Day 5 We started today out a little differently from the rest. Where we powered through the first few days, today we decided to go at our own pace. As a result we had a lovely day, almost strolling through the Spanish countryside. We left Pamplona (very sad - loved that place) and walked along a relatively flat part of the walk. We found a lovely cafe for lunch - where for 12 euro I ate a 5 course meal. They feed the pilgrims so well here - in fact, I am certain I am ...

Zubiri to Pamplona 22k (13.67 miles)

A travel blog entry by elaineburgess


Awake at 4:20 am. Started reading yes Chef by Marcus Samuelson. Entertaining. Today's trail was beautiful, quiet, warm but mostly shaded. We're setting a brisk pace. Sustainable? Our minds are relaxing and experiencing times of little thought. Perhaps this is the first stage of cleansing. Or maybe overtired brain from jet ...

Pamplona "Running with the Bulls" 2013

A travel blog entry by dodder40


... be adventurous that I would not book a room and sleep in the park if I needed to. I did want to bring anything just in case something happened, I got robbed or just lost something, but of course the other girls brought bags, extra clothes etc!

The trip started off at the Zaragoza train station waiting on the train to Pamplona. The girls were wanting coffee so before the train came they decided to go run and get coffee on the other side of the train tracks. I ...

Run, Forest run!

A travel blog entry by word-a-day


... crowd was nothing like I have ever heard before. It felt like we were running out in the rugby world cup final. We high fived and cheered and a huge sense of relief came over us. We then made our way to one side of the ring to get out of the way of the last couple of bulls entering the stadium. We looked up at the big screen and could see that one of the bulls had become separated. This was bad news for those on the course around it as the bulls become very ...


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