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Great little hotel, staff very friendly and helpful. Right at the edge of the old town, great location.
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No time for relaxing – next Erin and I did the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage through Spain that follows the route of the pilgrims back in medieval times.
Pamplona was where we started, and despite not seeing any bulls, I had my first experience of pinxtos (like tapas, but a thousand times better). Each day consisted of walking about 30km - seeing sights from the times of the pilgrims, and stopping ...
... actual run takes about four minutes and is held for seven days consecutively. It takes Miryam and I about two hours, with stops for photos, coffee breaks and visits to souvenir shops. We would have been trampled and gored at our relaxed pace.
The sun finally comes out as we end our visit to Pamplona, enough to take a couple of photos of the Plaza Mayor. Pamplona is by no means just a bull run! It’s another medieval city! ...
... airport but not before Adam could freak out that I wasn't awake when he
got out of the shower. Another lady got in there and didn’t speak English so I didn’t have much
hope for getting in. Thankfully she came right out without me asking and let me in
Made it to the airport via bus which we caught just before it left
Adam checked in and we got breakfast together ...
Spain is beautiful, filled with beautiful people. My life is charmed & lucky as usual. I met 2 women who were my companions last night: Debbie is a tourism professional from England, living in Malaga, Spain. A literal tour guide for English speakers! Priscilla is a retired MD from Des Moines, IA. Of course! We had tapas & wine at amazingly cheap prices. Vegetarian options ...
... bulls are in the arena the crowd jumps through the barriers and into the run and the arena. A couple of minutes later there are 4 cows that come wandering through the track (they aren’t particularly dangerous) so I did alittle 'jog with the cows’ rather than ‘run with the bulls’ which was enough for me (although saying that I think if we had another day of bull runs I would definetly have done it ...