LisburnMay 24, 2017 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C
Back home - post-Camino laundry day!
I had a wonderful two weeks of walking, but it's good to be home. I'm going through the usual post-Camino routine of washing everything, including my shoes and rucksack.
My memories of the Camino del Norte will be of mountains, sea swimming, great food and some very memorable conversations with people I'll probably never see again. I was also struck by the friendliness and the great hospitality that I experienced. Roll on September - I can't wait to return!
The Camino del Baztán was as beautiful and peaceful as I remembered. I'd forgotten how strenuous it is - maybe I blanked out those steep ascents! However, my abiding memory will be of the wonderful company - walking with my four amigas was a very special experience indeed.
I didn't keep track of my walking distances - probably about 250 kms in total. No injuries or ill-effects, apart from the two blisters that are are almost healed.Read more