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Trekcapri’s Camino de Santiago-Hiking The Pyrenees Part II – Orisson to Roncesvalles

Breakfast was served at 7:00 am so most of us were up by 6:30 am to get ready for Day 2 on the Camino.  I was already up but I waited for my roommates to wake up too, before I physically got out of bed.  Having slept in our next day’s walking clothes, I, along […]

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Trekcapri’s Camino de Santiago – St. Jean Pied de Port – My Arrival

It was a storybook start to fulfill a dream of mine to walk the Camino de Santiago. I flew into Paris where I stayed for one night before taking a train to the small picturesque French town of St. Jean Pied de Port which is the start of the Camino Frances route and my journey […]

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Trekcapri’s Camino de Santiago-Hiking the Pyrenees Part I – SJPDP to Orisson

After a good night’s sleep, I wake up in time for the included 7:00 am hotel breakfast.  A couple of crossants, hard boiled eggs, freshly squeezed orange juice and coffee.  I am feeling excited and nervous about today’s short but very steep climb up to Refugio Orisson. I place my primary pack near the receptionist […]

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