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Day 9 – Roll the dice…

Unquera to Llanes: 20.74 miles Truth be told, the last couple of days have really dragged because a lot of the walking was road walking. Sometimes it feels so boring and grey. They were punctured by the occasional stroll past … Continue reading

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Day 8 – By air, land and sea…

Comillas to Unquera: 19.44 miles Today had a bit of everything. Long romantic strolls on the beach to see the sunrise, a great view of the Pico’s mountain range, fresh clean air at 1,400ft, grande cafe con leche for breakfast … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Back to the Ocean

​Santillana del Mar to Comillas: 17.97 miles Day 7 done. Got a place right on the beach tonight, can hear the waves crashing on the beach outside đŸ™‚ Expensive but worth it. I missed the coast yesterday so this makes … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Planes, trains and walking boots…

Santander to Santillana del Mar: 15.39 miles Being woken at 4am to the sound of torrential rain is not music to a hikers ears. You just know it’s going to be a rough day. So,the weather forecast was right. Although … Continue reading

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Day 5 – New friends

Guemes to Santander: 13.25 miles  Day 5 started with a view of a beautiful sunrise straight out the window, always a nice greeting first thing in the morning.  Day 5 finished. Some great walking today and met some good people. … Continue reading

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Day 4 –  A point of no return

Laredo to Guemes: 18.44 miles For most travellers on the Camino, Day 4 is a really important day. It is often the day where a lot of people give up. They have tried, but realise they have possibly bitten off … Continue reading

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Day 3 – In to the valleys

​Castro-Urdiales to Laredo: 19.2 miles Day 3 done and another beautiful beach rolls by. This place reminded me of Camber Sands, so flat and beautiful.  After this it all got very difficult.  Climbing up through the Pico’s. Several hundred feet … Continue reading

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