Monthly Archives: September 2015

Day 19 (September 28, 2015) – 11.6 km., Orbaneja to Burgos – Judy / 5.9 km., Burgos – Dave

Together again! Dave and I caught up with each other this morning on the outskirts of Burgos before 10 o’clock and walked the rest of the way into the center of the city.┬áMany peregrinos resort to taking public transport in … Continue reading

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Day 18 (September 27, 2015) – 10.4 km., Ages to Orbaneja – Judy / 16.1 km. Ages to Burgos – Dave

Today’s story is all about “lost” and “found.” Part of the “lost” has to do with why Dave walked 22 km from Ages to Burgos and I walked only as far as Orbaneja (10.4 km). Dave was looking for me! … Continue reading

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Day 17 (September 26, 2015) – 16 km., Villafranca Montes de Oca to Ages

For the first time someone told us that we were walking too fast! I love it! Everyone has their own comfortable pace and, for us, the speed we are walking feels just right. Dave and I agree that walking too … Continue reading

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Day 16 (September 25, 2015) – 12.4 km., Belorado to Villafranca Montes de Oca

We had eaten breakfast and the sun had been up for awhile when we left Belorado. Our goal was to walk to Villafranca Montes de Oca just 11.9 km away, so there was no need to get an early start. … Continue reading

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Day 15 (September 24, 2015) – 22.9 km., Santo Domingo de la Calzada to Belorado

We walked further than expected today from the Rey Pedro Hostal in Santo Domingo to the first albergue we came to in Belorado. We were hot, tired, and thirsty peregrinos after walking 22.9 km, so why go any further when … Continue reading

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Day 14 (September 23, 2015) – 15.2 km., Azofra to Santo Domingo de la Calzada

The story today is partly about what we didn’t see. That means just one thing: We’ll have to walk the Camino again to see what we missed. It was still dark when we left Azofra. We were following the beam … Continue reading

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Day 13 (September 22, 2015) – 23.2 km., Navarette to Azofra

The spirit of the Camino left us two days ago when we entered the suburbs of Logrono. One has to stay vigilant in a city such as Logrono and its suburbs. It isn’t exactly a peaceful place to be, especially … Continue reading

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Day 12 (September 21, 2015) – 12.7 km., Logrono to Navarette

The wild frenzy of yesterday’s San Mateo festival in Logrono was just a memory this morning, and we woke up to a peaceful, quieter city. The revellers were home recovering from hangovers while city workers were busy picking up after … Continue reading

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Day 11 (September 20, 2015) – 10 km., Viana to Logrono

Today was a short day spent walking through the great wine-producing region of La Rioja. It is one of the smallest and yet more diverse of the autonomous regions of Spain and justifiably renowned for its superlative wines. It was … Continue reading

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Day 10 (September 19, 2015) -18.6 km., Los Arcos to Viana

Finally on Day 10 we both got the feeling of what the Camino is all about. Every day we can hardly wait to get out and start walking. We are becoming immersed in the Camino. The Camino is all there … Continue reading

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