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  • Day10

    Logrono: Entering La Rioja

    May 17, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ☁️ 10 °C

    A rainy day with gusting winds 20-25 mph made this morning’s 10 km walk to Logrono pretty miserable. I’m not using a poncho as they flap like a sail and create drag, not to mention how sweaty they get. I prefer a windbreaker, layers and my trekking umbrella which protects me from wind and rain. All my pack stuff is in dry sacks and plastic bags, but the brolly keeps the pack pretty dry. So I get a little wet on my extremities, but dry quickly. Had to wear socks on my hands to keep my paws warm.

    I’ve decided to stay in Logrono, capital city of La Rioja, for the remainder of the day. Will check in the parochial (church) albergue here which I hear has a wonderful Camino vibe. I really prefer the parochial refugios to the bigger municipal albergue I accidentally walked into today which felt cold as a prison. Many municipal albergues are wonderful though, don’t get me wrong!
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