Ridge View ~ June 16, 2016

  • Thursday, June 16, 2017
  • Day 47 (Day 2 Camino Norte)
  • San Sebastián
  • Distance: 13 1/2 miles (50% tarmac) 18 1/2 total miles
  • Ascent 3,086 feet and descent 3,157 feet
  • Time: 1 0 hours
  • Weather: 60-72 degrees, overcast, drizzle

Once completing the arduous climb, we walked along the ridge of the mountains with the sea to our right with valleys and mountains to the distant left.

  1. Towards San Sebastián
  2. Towards San Sebastián
  3. Towards San Sebastián

I’m “What is Rain”? ~ June 16, 2016

  • Thursday, June 16, 2017
  • Day 47 (Day 2 Camino Norte)
  • San Sebastián
  • Distance: 13 1/2 miles (50% tarmac) 18 1/2 total miles
  • Ascent 3,086 feet and descent 3,157 feet
  • Time: 1 0 hours
  • Weather: 60-72 degrees, overcast, drizzle

What is rain? Water.

What is water? A necessity.
So, for the hundredth time I put on my raincoat and for the hundredth time I smile.

  1. Towards San Sebastián
  2. Towards San Sebastián – Ferry water taxi on the Camino
  3. Towards San Sebastián – Pasai Donibane, home of Victor Hugo

What’s Next? ~ June 15, 2016

  • Wednesday, June 15, 2017
  • Day 46 (Day 1 Camino Norte)
  • Hondarriba, walked from Spain into France and back into Spain along the coast
  • Distance: 5 miles (99% tarmac) 5 total miles
  • Ascent ? feet and descent ? feet (GPS wasn’t turned on)
  • Time: 2 hours
  • Weather: 60-72 degrees, overcast, drizzle

With a few unexpected days before going to Paris, Diego and I decided to do a “gentle” walk on the Camino Norte. It runs from the border of Spain and France along the northern coast of Spain to Santiago.

  1. Towards Hondarriba – Irun, the start of Camino Norte
  2. Towards Hondarriba – Crossing the bridge into France…no baguette
  3. Towards Hondarriba – Crossing bridge into Irun, Spain