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... hour’s drive away.
This is Basque country.
Our young guide was proud that he was a Basque. But never once did he mention the often violent Basque separatist movement.
Our bus driver was amazing, as we headed up Mt. Igueldo, the highest point of San Sebastian.
The narrow road has a sheer dropoff into the Atlantic.
But the driver not only got us safely up to the summit, but before we ...
... and spectacular.
Today as far as Huntto, we walked through steeply wooded countryside that opened out to hills and moorland, interspersed with a grove of beech trees on the Spanish side, then uphill on an dirt road, turning left onto a grass track & continued on for another 6 kms of strenuous uphill climbing in the very blustery wind all the way to Orisson. On our way we spotted the Griffon ...
... other Buen Camino.
Arriving at Orisson, those staying overnight pre-ordered our packed lunch for the next day and collected our first well earned 'sello' or pilgrims passbook stamp. The afternoon went by with excited pilgrims checking out the cramped accommodation and sitting out on the huge deck with some local wine and getting to know each other. Equipment and packs were compared and discussed and almost immediately the word went around with gasps of ...
buenos dias from Leon (that's it for our Spanish)
Today we are enjoying a nice restful day in Leon a city of 130,000 people. It is Sunday so it is quite a quiet day lots of families walking around and also the ubiquitous pilgrim looking for food. We are also recharging up our ipod music apparatuses because we have found that in order for us to finish the last 6 kms each day we have to pump up the music or we just crumble by the side of the path ...
... cooked n a pastry base followed by Apple and yoghurt. Yuuuummmmoooo!
Two showers and one toilet between about 20 of us. No sweat what's the hassle. Rules are strict. Lights out at 10 and no one is permitted out of bed before 7:45. No wifi so will check everything tomorrow from the pub up the road.
We have two nights in St Jeans before heading out on the Camino. Will explore this little village at the base of the Pyrennes tomorrow.