Posada La Pastora
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Leave at dawns first light with five pilgrims in tow, Traveling as the light glows. Come upon apple trees! Nothing better than fresh free apples! Passing olive groves; lush, green, Fields of sunflowers hanging low, dropping seeds for next year. Rows of corn, rolling hills, A bid to the plains of Illinois. Entering Navarra providence, ...
... trek five kilometres of this was an intense section going up towards many wind turbines and therefore also going steeply down on the other side over treacherous terrain filled with loose stones. Fortunately not wet or muddy this time. Unfortunately I developed another small blister under my left foot this time, the consolation that the first blister cleared in a day :) ...
Contrary to the impression that one might get from the movies, castles were typically not very nice places to live in. Some rooms had fireplaces and those donīt do a very good job of heating a modern room with eight foot ceilings and R-12 insulation in the walls. Consider a room made completely of stone with 12, 15+ foot ceilings.Floors and walls of the more opulent digs were covered with rugs and tapestries to help make them a bit more ...
... too sleep-deprived to bother.
There was a van strategically parked here at the top with snacks and cold drinks to tempt the unsuspecting pilgrim. Although I generally find the individuals who set this up to be quite enterprising I usually resist however at this point I could not help but fall prey to this display. Besides I still hadn't had enough to eat considering the activity that I was currently undertaking. And so suddenly I found myself enjoying a chocolate ...
... have made it. The hike was 27 km, which I think is around 15mi- took about eight hours too finish- When I began, I thought I was making a good clip but sure enough, I was passed by three men from Holland, all retired, over the age of sixty! And even more, they began their trip June 21, from Holland! I tell you, it is a little crazy to walk across Spain over 500 miles, but there is no word to describe what these men are accomplishing. The journey ...