Long Trails

Hiking Long Trails

Month: May 2016

Long day – Day Eight

  Had only intended on doing 25km today, but ended up at 37km, so a little knackered, hence this short  post! Another glass of red? Oh don’t mind if I do đŸ™‚ Feet: Good Food: Lots Feeling: Asleep

Hola La Rioja – Day Seven

The longest day for me so far, nearly 29km (18 miles), and another long one tomorrow. Oddly, I am feeling quite fit, and even the long trudge through the concrete jungle approach to Logrono did n’t seem too bad. Just […]

Back to nature – Day four

I am sitting in a lovely garden of the main Albergue in gorgeous Puente La Reina. It’s quite surreal because white fluffy stuff from the trees is snowing down on me. I’ve had a splendid day and the 24 plus […]

Foothills to the flats – Day Two

Here I am at the Albergue Municipal in the charming little industrial village of Zubiri. The municipal albergues are the most basic of pilgrim accommodation, which are run by the local council, but also have a reputation for being the […]

France to Spain – Day One

I am sitting here with an Estrella Galicia beer under a hot Spanish sun. Just a few hours ago I was in a bleak, windswept landscape, high in the French Pyrenees. A small reptile, not much bigger than a gecko, […]

Last minute purchases

How suddenly these things come around. It seems like an age since I initially planned this trip to Southwest France and across Spain, but in fact it was hatched just two months ago, in a Ho Chi Minh City hotel. […]