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The ancient bridge at SJPP  

The ancient bridge at SJPP

Things are looking up! Arrive at St Jean Pied de Port

September 23rd 2014
Up at 4.40am, caught the 5.25 to the airport, and made the flight to Biarritz. We then waited a little over an hour and our transport arrived to drive us to St Jean Pied de Port. We arrived at SJPP at about 11.30 and made our way to the pilgrims office to register for the Camino. The office is staffed by very helpful volunteers who issue you with your passport and some instructions to help you ... read more
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23rd September 2014

bridges and beds
I'm a bridge hound, and the Camino has such picturesque ones. I must say your hostel is much more upscale than anything I stayed in in 2003. I think the great influx of pilgrims has resulted in lots more and lots better hostels--excellent!

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