Day 9 – Oct 5th – Azfora to Ganon- Cathy’s View

It was a pleasure to stay in Azfora. The albergue was lovely (no bunks) and a fresh breeze blowing over the hills. Did I mention that I now had four blisters. A lovely woman from Somerset offered me some miracle blister plasters. I tape my feet carefully each morning and hope they stand up theContinue reading “Day 9 – Oct 5th – Azfora to Ganon- Cathy’s View”

Day 6 – Penta la Reina to Estella- Cathy’s View

We headed off bright and early leaving Punta le Reina by way of the Queens Bridge. The bridge was commissioned by a local Queen in order to make the pilgrims journey easier. In fact a great many bridges were constructed to ease the journey of the ancient pilgrims throughout Spain. Pilgrims brought a certain amount ofContinue reading “Day 6 – Penta la Reina to Estella- Cathy’s View”

Day 2 – RONCESVALLES- Cathy’s view

3We left Orrison after breakfast at 7:50 just as the sun rose. We hoped to get an earlier start to beat the heat but we needed coffee to kickstart the day. Orrison knows how to serve coffee. It comes in a deep soup bowl and you sip it like a cup . Good coffee andContinue reading “Day 2 – RONCESVALLES- Cathy’s view”

Day 1 – Orrison- Cathy’s View

We left Tauno just after 8:00 am. He will catch a bus to Pamplona and see us there a few days from now. Liz’s brilliant idea of paying to have our packs transported was our next task. We would thank the heavens for that idea many times.We hiked to town and delivered our packs toContinue reading “Day 1 – Orrison- Cathy’s View”