Day 2 6/4/12 St Jean Pied-de-Port - Valcarlos 14 km (great view room) April 18th 2012 We arrived at our first destination at about 7pm dropped of at the bus station and had our first experience at following the yellow arrows and shell signs. The signs that we follow for the rest of our walk.
Made it to the Albergues (pilgrim hostels) some are private and some are municipal which cost about 5 - 7 euro about $10 per night. For that you get to sleep with heaps of other people and s ... read more
Europe » France » Midi-Pyrénées » Saint-Jean Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
Why Walk.....Why not.....I love walking....I love being outside....what a way to see things......When asked by a work friend if I would like to walk the Camino De Sandiago "its 800k" my first thought was.... YES.... then common sense set in, because I had had about 12months of and on from work with a bad back....would I be able to walk 800k...would I be able to carry a backpack....then the blogs came flooding though via the internet from my friend and all of a sudden the bad back and carrying a pack just didnt seem a obstacle....I WAS HOOKED....Yes the Walking Women ( Jacqui's TravelBlog name)... full info