Stage 11: Santo Domingo to BeloradoOctober 8, 2016 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 16 °C
Distance: 22.9 km, 14.2 mi
Tan was the color of the day.
Distance: 20.9 km, 13 mi
A stunningly beautiful day in the Spanish countryside, surrounded by vineyards in every direction to start the day, ending among tan, harvested hayfields. My legs and brain were in same page all day; feet still taking s beating.
Distance: 17 km, 10.5 mi
We are in the Spanish vino country now; vineyards as far as can see. Shortest distance day so far on the Camino, by plan and by need. My feet (little toes, specifically) are beat up, my ankle is sore from aggravating a previous injury. All part of being 50 and having led a very active life, I suppose. Zach didn't mind a short walking day.Read more
Distance: 21.8 km, 13.5 mi
From the eastern 'burbs through Logroño to the western 'burbs, while entering La Rioja provincia Mostly city walking, residents not very friendly to peregrinos. Hard day mostly on pavement.
Distance: 21.1km, 13.7 mi
From rural trails into Pamplona, the first major city along the Camino. We're staying in the heart of the city. A highlight of the evening was visiting Café Iruña, which was frequented by Earnest Hemingway.