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Friday, 05 August 2016 09:00

Hostel Oncineda (Estella)

Tel. number +34 948 555 022
Address Calle Monasterio de Irache 11, 31200 Estella - Lizarra (Navarra)
Website http://www.albergueestella.com/
E-mail info@albergueestella.com

OPEN FROM MARCH TO OCTOBER



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Comforts

Bedrooms with different sizes depending on the floors and wings of the hostel, you will find rooms ranging from two beds and up to fourteen. Our standard offer is 121 accommodation places (as the rooms with more than seven beds are only used by the groups that expressly request it). The distribution by room size is:

  • Twelve to fourteen places in bunk beds: 8 rooms (on request).
  • Six to eight places (bunk beds): 5 rooms.
  • Five places (beds): 10 rooms.
  • Four places (beds + bunk beds): 8 rooms.
  • Two beds with private bathroom: 2 rooms.

Some of the rooms include private bathroom (toilet, sink and shower). The remaining rooms share showers and toilets located near the rooms, on the same floor.

All accommodation places have lockers inside the room. Some rooms have lockable box office for people to store their valuables. You can request custody of valuables at reception.

We offer linen (sheets, pillowcase and blanket) although some rates (for pilgrims) may incur an extra charge for this service. We also offer towel hire.

 

Prices (per person)

  • In multiple room: 9,50 €.
  • In exclusive room: 13 €.
  • Breakfast: 4,50 €.
  • Dinner: 9,50 €.

 

Services

The hostel Oncineda has 150 beds and bunk beds, rooms can be different sizes, we have rooms available from two to sixteen places. Whenever it is in our hand, you will stay as comfortable as possible and we will adhere to your suggestions and requests for rooms.

But in our hostel we also have a dining room for 150 people, a bar-café with terrace, living room with climbing wall, TV room with computers with internet, multipurpose rooms and kitchen available to all people staying here.

 

Surroundings

The hostel Estella-Oncineda is loacated at Street Monastery Irache No 11 in Estella - Lizarra, a city that is halfway between Pamplona and Logroño, in a contact zone between the mountain and riverbank landscapes. An historical city born to serve the Camino de Santiago.

In the fifteenth century it was known as the beautiful Estella and today remains true to this adage: it is a medieval city that over the years has treasured palaces, mansions, churches, convents, bridges and beautiful buildings that have make it earn the nickname of the northern Toledo.

The city has about 13,000 residents and surprises for its comercial activity and for the love of music and culture as well as impeccable cuisine where prevail the products of this region: Estella Lands, many of them with certificate of origin. On a walk through Estella-Lizarra you come across with pilgrims and visitors hungry for knowledge about the old streets where Navarre, Franks and Jews lived together, and you will see that it the phrase said by Aymeric Picaud in the eleventh century still applies: Estella is a city of good bread, good wine, lots of meat and fish and all kinds of happiness.

But Estella-Lizarra is not only history and art, it is also pure nature and landscape: you can stroll through the park of Los Llanos, surrounded by the river Ega, or the path of Vasco Navarro Railway or the well nourished network of walking trails in the area, to then cool off in Agua Salada, a natural pool with medicinal properties located in one of the banks of the river.


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Hostel Jakue (Puente la Reina)

Tel. number +34 948 341 017 Manager (Johana)
Address Irunbidea s/n, 31100 Puente la Reina (Navarra)
Website http://www.jakue.com/
E-mail hotel@jakue.com
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Comforts

  • 14 rooms for up to 4 people (double bed plus sofa bed) with full private toilet. Air-conditioned.
  • 1 room for 8 people in bunk beds (with individual bathroom) Air-conditioned.
  • Bathrooms have shower, toilet, sink, hair dryer, magnifying mirror.
  • 1 room for 32 people in bunk beds and shared bathrooms with showers.
  • Lounge with kitchen, sofas, television, washing machine, dryer, air conditioning, Internet.

Both for bunk beds and for the rooms, you need a sleeping bag, towel, soap, etc. Or you can rent all at your arrival to the hostel.

 

Prices

  • Bunk bed in common room: 10 €.
  • Bunk bed in 6 bed room: 10 €.
  • Double room + extra bed: 40 € (total 4 beds).

 

Services

  • Bike cloakroom, pressure washing, garden, restaurant, bar.
  • Living room, dining room, bathroom, showers and terraces.
  • Buffet menu at the hostel (13 €)

 

Surroundings

Tourist office, butcher shop, Internet access, ATM, grocery store, restaurants, bakery, pharmacy, medical assistance.


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Hostel El Jardín de Muruzábal (Muruzábal)

Tel. number +34 696 688 399
Address

C/Monteviejo, 21 - 31152 Muruzábal – Navarra

Website http://alberguejardindemuruzabal.com
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Comforts

The Hostel EL JARDÍN DE MURUZÁBAL was completely renovated by us in April 2015, located in generous gardens, where you can enjoy a nice break after a tough stage of your personal Camino de Santiago.

In our hostel, you can choose from several accommodation options. We have 2 double bedrooms with private bathroom each, 1 double bedroom and a triple room sharing a bathroom and in addition a room with 14 bunk beds that share 2 bathrooms.

As common areas, the hostel offers a kitchen, a large living room with 2 sofas and library areas, and two large porches where you can enjoy the sunset.

To the pilgrims who travel by bike, the hostel has a garage to store bicycles and to repair if necessary.

And we do not forget the pilgrims with pets. They are welcome, provided that the animals stay outside the house.

BUEN CAMINO!!

Prices

Fitted sheet, pillow case are included in the price.

Important: reservations are accepted. Confirm by phone if you will arrive after 14.00 h. Otherwise, the reservation will be cancelled.

Bunk bed: 10 €

“The Olive Tree”, 2 beds with shared bath: 40€ breakfast included

“The Almond Tree”, 3 beds with shared bath: 55€ breakfast included

“The Apple Tree”, 2 beds with bath: 50€ breakfast included

“The Laurel Tree”, 2 beds with bath: 50€ breakfast included

 

Services

  • Hostel

  • Wi-Fi

  • Kitchen use

  • Washing machine: 3€

  • Dryer: 3€

  • Bed sheet: 2€

  • Bike Wash

  • Bike Parking

Others

  • Guided visit to Eunate Church: consult (we will offer you bikes for your visit, if needed)

  • Massage therapist: consult

  • Bikes are welcome in our hostel.

Surroundings

The Church of Saint Mary of Eunate is from the 12th century. Due to its octagonal plan, the first theories stated that Eunate was a Templar church, related to other central plan churches like the Templar convent of Tomar, the Temple Church of London or the Holy Sepulchre of Pisa, all of them inspired by the Church of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. This alleged Templar origin and the aura of mystery that surrounds the church have contributed to esoteric interpretations.

The name „Eunate” comes from the Basque for “a hundred gates” and refers to the arches that surround this ancient hermitage.

We offer you guided tours and of course bikes if you need to relax your feet.

Enjoy this lovely place close to our Albergue – a few picture teasers of Eunate below.


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Hostel Casa Ibarrola (Pamplona)

Tel. number +34 948 223 332 (Hostel) / +34 692 208 463 (Iñaki) / +34 696 075 595 (César)
Address Calle del Carmen 31, 31100 Pamplona (Navarra)
Website http://www.casaibarrola.com/
E-mail info@casaibarrola.com
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Comforts

The location, design, cleanliness and exquisite service make Casa Ibarrola an obligatory stop for our rest. Design with few places that provides a more exclusive and intimate service than the rest of the hostels, where privacy is virtually nil.

Everything invites you to relax, it is designed to give the customer the greatest comfort possible as every area is intended for it.

We have a Wi-Fi area with one computer that will be available to the customers for free. We have a website where pilgrims can see the whole hostel, rooms, beds, bathrooms, etc. Reservations can be made via e-mail or phone.

Breakfast is included in the price, which is in line with respect the other hostels in the area and yet providing greater service and product quality due to all the reasons above.

We have washer and dryer service so that the customer has dry and clean clothes for the next day. We also offer a special price for the pilgrim menú at the bar Bistrot catedral, exclusive for customers of Casa Ibarrola.

Outside the hostel and just at the entrance there are boards for pilgrims who are looking for a place to stay on Pamplona, so they can see photos of the inside of the hostel, the prices and an explanation of all the services available at the hostel as symbols.

The hostel is open all months of the year, offering the same attention, services and price regardless of the season.

 

Prices

  • Bunk bed in common room: 15 € (includes bottom sheet, pillowcase and buffet breakfast), from April to October. From November to March, the price is 12 € for a bunk bed, without breakfast.

 

Services

Services near the hostel
  • Information for the pilgrim
  • Telephone box
  • ATM
  • Medical assistance
  • Pharmacy
  • Repair shop
  • Supermarket
  • Butcher shop
  • Bakery
  • Bar-Restaurant
  • Mobile coverage
Roncesvalles service

This new service is aimed at customers who come to Pamplona with intention to begin the Camino from Roncesvalles.

We host the pilgrim in the hostel that night and organize the transportation to Roncesvalles where the journey begins. Back at Pamplona the pilgrim stays in our hostel again that night.

We call it the Roncesvalles pack and prices have to be consulted as they depend on the number of people interested.

 

Surroundings

The hostel is just at the entrance of the old town of Pamplona, historic area, cathedral, town hall, route of the run of the bulls, etc.

Camino passes right by the door just after accessing the city through the gates of the wall. We do not have to strive to find it and we will be in the center of the city.

Right next to the hotel there is an excellent bicycle shop in which we can make the adjustements we consider necessary for the path that lies ahead until Santiago, which at this point is a lot.

http://www.2eskua.com/

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Municipal hostel of Villava (Villava)

Tel. number +34 948 517 731 / +34 649 71 39 43
Address C/ Pedro de Atarrabia, 17-19 trasera, 31610 Villaba-Atarrabia (Navarra)
Website http://alberguedevillava.com/
E-mail info@alberguedevillava.com
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Comforts

Located in a beautiful setting on the banks of Ulzama river, you can enjoy the tranquility and hospitality of the neighbors and residents of Villava-Atarrabia as well as its cultural events throughout the year.

The hostel is just 50 m away from the municipal pools of Villava-Atarrabia, where you can enjoy the pools in both winter and summer, as well as the Spa area for only 3 €.

We have a Bar-Restaurant located on the same wall as the hostel, which is part of the social market and promotes responsible consumption. The bar also has a terrace that we have made with recycled furniture, which gives our bar and hostel a distinguishing mark.

Although our closing time for reception desk is at 21:00, we have a security system with code so that the housed people access later.

 

Prices

  • Hostel: 9 €.
  • Breakfast: 3 €.

 

Services

The Hostel has 54 places of lodging in bunk-bed rooms of various sizes to suit the needs of those traveling alone, families and groups. All of them very bright, warm and pleasant with large windows overlooking the river Ultzama and the Camino; with high vaulted ceilings that enhance the feeling of space and with areas for accessibility. Each lodger or pilgrim has its own reading light, plug and individual locker.

Rooms
  • 1 room with 4 berths with its own bathroom and shower
  • 1 room with 5 berths with its own bathroom and shower
  • 1 room with 8 berths with shared toilets and showers
  • 2 rooms with 18 berths with shared toilets and showers

We try to adapt to the needs of lodgers and pilgrims to make their stay more enjoyable. Let us not miss anything!

Bathrooms
  • On the ground floor next to the reception, we have 3 Bathrooms, one of them in the cafeteria.
  • On the 1st floor there are 4 bathrooms and 5 showers (divided for men and women) for large rooms.
  • The 2 rooms for 4 and 5 people each have their own bathroom.
Multipurpose room

The hostel has a large, bright room that adapts to different functions and which is exclusive to the lodgers.

  • To read, surf the internet, watch TV or chat
  • For meetings when you come in group or team.
  • For heating up food or cooking.
Other services
  • Sheet and towel service: beds are dressed with sheet and pillow fitted for those coming with his sack. Also you can rent sheets and towels.
  • Laundromat: If you want to wash your own clothes we have a laundromat with washer and dryer. It also has clothesline.
  • Bicycles: Villava-Atarrabia, the land of Indurain, carries bicycles in its DNA. If you are just passing through, you can park your bicycle at the door. If you stay with us, we have prepared a space for you to keep your bike and so that you can clean it comfortably.

 

Surroundings

Villava-Atarrabia is surely the town of Iruñerria with more development to The City. With a privileged environment because of the crossing of its 3 Caminos at the mouth of Ultzama river to Arga river, Villava-Atarrabia was a preferred resting place for the wealthy people of Pamplona 100 years ago; and thus witness the main avenue leading into the village, with its belle epoque chalets and its special Besta-Jira.

Villava- Atarrabia was meant to live, to rest. And the people there are those who interpret it better. Villaveses can go every day to work in Pamplona or its industrial belt, but they live in their village. Not surprisingly Villava-Atarrabia has developed an important staff letter of health, educational, social, cultural and sporting services to reach a widely recognized quality life.

The hostel of Villava-Atarrabia is part of that staff letter, and is designed for hostellers and the pilgrim; youth hostel and families; groups and sports teams. For those who devote the day to explore, discover, enjoy Pamplona-Iruña and its region, and the night to rest. It is a first class hostel with first class facilities.


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Hostel San Nicolás (Larrasoaña)

Tel. number +34 619 559 225 / +34 659 815 961
Address C/ Sorandi, 5-7 - Larrasoaña – Navarra
Website http://www.alberguesannicolas.com
E-mail alberguesannicolas@gmail.com

OPEN FROM MARCH TO OCTOBER



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Comforts

San Nicolas in Larrasoaña is a hostel for pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago (French Way) and a tourist hostel, located in the town of Larrasoaña, 4.5 km away. from Zubiri, being therefore a possible ending point in the first stage for the stronger and better prepared pilgrims, as it is a hard stage.

It opened on March 30, 2015, and it is a new, modern and cozy hostel to rest, share experiences, regain strength for the next day, with all the necessary services in suitable facilities.

 

Prices

  • Hostel: 11 €

Services

  • Washing place.
  • Washer and dryer; 3€ each.
  • Indoor and outdoor clothesline.
  • Heating.
  • Showers: 8.
  • Towels and soap: towel rental (3€).
  • Toilets: 8.
  • Lockers or cabinets.
  • First-aid kit
  • Water and soda machine.
  • Coffee machine.
  • Kitchen: Yes, with microwave. Dinners are offered for 10 € (only one menu composed of homemade food).
  • Refrigerator.
  • Dinning room.
  • Meeting room with TV.
  • Terraza.
  • Closed place for keeping bicycles.
  • Plugs for charging batteries.
  • Internet.

Surroundings

Larrasoaña Bridge (also called bandits Bridge) is a medieval stone bridge that crosses the Arga River in the valley of Esteríbar. It is located in the town of Larrasoaña in the province of Navarre (Spain). The name of the bandits bridge was originated because in this bridge, or its vicinities, bandits were posted to rob pilgrims. This bridge in the French Way is the next after Puente de la Rabia in Zubiri.


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Refuge Orisson (Orisson)

Tel. number Landline: 05 59 49 13 03 / Mobile: 06 81 49 79 56
Address Jean-Jacques ETCHANDY - BP 12 - 64220 UHART-CIZE
Website http://www.refuge-orisson.com/
E-mail refuge.orisson@wanadoo.fr

OPEN FROM APRIL TO OCTOBER



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Comforts

Jean-Jaques Etchandy and his family are happy to welcome you to their hostel: Orisson Refuge.

Situated in the heart of the French Basque Country, on the GR65 route between Saint Jean Pied de Port and Bentarte Mountain, it is the best place to stay before crossing Lépoéder mountain pass in our way to Roncesvalles.

Many pilgrims have stopped at this hostel to appreciate the beauty of the landscape and the peacefulness of the area: an ultimate resting place on the Compostelle walk.

Come to share your Camino with us!

 

Prices

  • Half-board room: 35 €.
  • Menu: 5 to 14 €.

 

Services

  • Packed picnic on request.
  • Package transportation service.
  • Postcards and stamps.
  • Restaurant and bar.
  • Panoramic terrace.
  • Fireplace.

 

Surroundings

Right in ascent through the Camino de Santiago from Saint Jean Pied de Port to Roncesvalles. In this place the mountain hugs and nature overflows. We will be surrounded by green and high mountain landscape. A unique location for a unique experience.

It is possible that given the inaccessibility of the place you get to this place in your way, so be sure to stop for a good snack that you will surely appreciate during the hard miles in ascension that await you right after.


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Gite Ultreia (Saint Jean Pied de Port)

Tel. number 0033-559 49 11 72 / 0033-680 88 46 22 Nathalie
Address 8 Rue de la Citadelle, 64220 Saint Jean Pied de Port
Website http://www.ultreia64.fr/
E-mail gite.ultreia@vertesmontagnes.fr

OPEN FROM MARCH 11TH TO OCTOBER 15TH.



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Comforts

Located strategically within walking distance of the church, our hostel is one of the oldest houses in the historical center.

Completely refurbished and redesigned, this pretty house with four floors is now a warm and comfortable accommodation for 15 people.

As travelers and former pilgrims, we wanted a warm and friendly atmosphere. It is our home and it is furnished and equipped as any house, intending to welcome you to your overnight stop, rest, share experiences and meet other walkers.

At the foot of the hostel, in the alleys of the village, you will find restaurants, shops and all services in the small fortified town.

Possibility of booking online: http://www.ultreia64.fr/

 

Prices

  • Bed in shared room: 16 to 17 €.
  • Double room: 44 to 48 €.
  • Breakfast 5 €.

 

Services

Bedrooms
2 big rooms with 4 and 6 beds.
2 independent rooms with double bed (and one with bathroom).
The beds are equipped with sheets, blankets and pillowcases.
Bathrooms
4 bathroom for just 15 persons.
Lounge
Large 40 m2 living room, furnished with comfortable sofas, tables and chairs to write your daily walking, with extensive documentation on Camino de Santiago and the Pyrenees

 

Surroundings

"In the Basque Country, Camino de Santiago crosses a remarkable mountain called Puerto de Cize ... To pass it, there are eight miles both up and down. Indeed, this mountain is so high that it seems to touch the sky; those doing the climb think they are able to touch the sky in their own hand..."

Similarly to the quote above, but of course in Latin, the French monk Aimery Picaud, described this stage in the first Pilgrim's Guide ever written, and that was in the year 1135!

Millions of pilgrims later, the mountain is in the same place and the pilgrim is confronted with it when crossing to Roncesvalles. We must not close our eyes, the stage is serious with its 27 km and 1200 m of altitude. But we are there to prepare it with you, discuss it and thus help to transform this legendary stage in a great and wonderful time!


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Tuesday, 02 August 2016 09:00

Warming up engines

La cosa ya se está perfilando para preparar mi nueva aventura....

Y creo que estoy teniendo suerte.Despues de varias averiguaciones, acabo de reservar plaza en el albergue juvenil de Sevilla, unas instalaciones magnificas, desayuno incluido y por solo por 19,50 euros. (presentando la credencial de peregrino).

Ya tengo solucionado el vuelo desde Barcelona a Sevilla en Vueling por solo 20 eurillos y el albergue 19,50... La organización de la logistica del primer día está completa.

Ademas acabo de reservar una caja, para poder embalar la bici en mi tienda de confianza....y llevarla en el avión conmigo, me quedan 3 meses y los preparativos van a buen ritmo...

Para los interesados a lo del albergue juvenil de Sevilla os adjunto un enlace (no hace falta ser jovencito, yo tengo 40 añitos) soy joven y el acne me está comiendo... je, je.

Me han dicho que no hay problema para guardar la bicicleta y está muy cerca de la Giralda... (Junto al parque de Maria Luisa )

Aqui va el enlace : http://www.inturjoven.com/album_deta...d=169&idins=19

Estoy muy contento, ya que los prepartivos de mi nueva aventura avanzan a muy buen ritmo.

Ya solo me queda que llegue el día 14 de Mayo para buscar la primera flecha amarilla cerca de la Giralda y comenzar a pedalear....

Ultreia.

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martes 16 de enero de 2007

Un paso más hacia la aventura

Hasta ahora tenía claro que queria hacer la vía de la plata. También tenía claro y incluso ahora mismo estoy seguro que no todo depende de mí y que hay muchos factores que pueden hacer que mi aventura peligre... (el trabajo, la salud, la económia, el clima...). Pero estoy casí seguro de que lo conseguiré.

Ahora ya tengo una fecha definitiva para iniciar mi viaje, acabo de sacar los billetes del avión y ta tengo reserva para el día 13 de Mayo a las 6:45 de la mañana.

Si todo va bién acabo de poner la primera piedra de mi próximo camino de Santiago.Transcribo aquí los datos de la reserva del vuelo por si tengo algún problema en el futuro, tenerlo todo a mano.

Informació de la reserva
- Data de reserva: Dilluns, 15 Gen 07
- Número de confirmació: VCV1EP
- Estat: CONFIRMAT

Detalls del vol

De Barcelona (BCN) to Sevilla (SVQ)
- Data: Diumenge, 13 Mai 07
- Hora de sortida: 06:45
- Hora d'arribada: 08:15
- Número de vol: VY1052
- Terminal: B

 

Esto parece que vá en serio.

 

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sábado 28 de abril de 2007

A dos semanas del comienzo

Ya solo me quedan dos semanas para comenzar mi segundo camino de Santiago.

Vuelvo a tener las mismas fobias y manias que la otra vez......, me estoy cuidando al máximo. Preocupandomen por cualquier sintoma de lesión....., y con ese estado de nerviosismo y ese hormigeo tipico en las tripas.

Acabo de traer la bici del taller de darle un repaso general, para tenerla ya ha punto. Así la podré probar a conciencia dos o tres salidas para estar seguro de que todo está OK. Los del taller me han dado un repaso a mí 100.-Euros. Pero se justifica un poco...., he cambiado la cubierta trasera , las pastillas de freno y todas las fundas......además de un repaso general......la verdad es que ahora vá como la seda.

También tengo ya preparada una caja de cartón para transportarla en el avión. Tengo que desmontar la rueda delantera y se supone que con eso ya me entrará.....

Dentro de muy poco este blog, cobrará todo su protagonismo......., será otra vez el diario de mi viaje........, espero tener suerte y poder escribir facilmente mis cronicas diarias........

!!!!!!!!!! A DOS SEMANAS !!!!!!!!!!, ya mismo estamos pedaleando......

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martes 1 de mayo de 2007

Los ultimos entrenamientos

No es obsesión......., no son nervios.........

En realidad estoy sorprendentemente tranquilo respecto a mi inminente camino......, los nervios los tengo por la sensación de querer dejar todo el trabajo hecho....., todas las cosas preparadas y listas para que no se note mi ausencia en exceso.

El día de salir al camino por segunda vez llegará y no me daré cuenta....estoy inmerso en un sinfín de cosas y responsabilidades que me tienen todo el tiempo liado y a mil por hora......, vaya liberación que será pedalear en solitario por esos campos andaluces y extremeños.

Para los que esteis preocupados por el entrenamiento.....os diré que una semana antes de hacer el camino, hay que parar y dejar al cuerpo recuperar.....para salir pletorico de fuerzas......., en teoria hoy 1 de Mayo, haré mi ultimo entrenamiento en serio, a partir de aquí el proximo fin de semana rodaré un poco para mantener y los 5 o 6 dias antes del camino....., a descansar y a llegar a las primeras pedaladas relajado y fuerte........

Ahora ya empiezo a ver las cosas mas claras.......respecto a la preparación de las cosas......

Una cosa que va muy bien es coger la lista (la del bicigrino) y en un caja de cartón ir tachando y poniendo dentro de la caja lo que ya tenemos........, luego cuando todo lo que piensas llevar está dentro de la caja, la lista ya está repasada........., hay que descartar lo que no es extrictamente necesario y colocar el resto en las alforjas...., ordenado por ejemplo, los cargadores juntos, la ropa de abrigo junta..., la ropa de descanso en otro lado, etcr.... y ya tenemos todo preparado y seguros de que no nos dejamos nada.

Yo estoy ahora en ese proceso.

El sugundo camino del bicigrino ya está cogiendo forma, el blog ya está cobrando vida......, la aventura se avecina. Mis amigos CALAN y CONDERG están a punto de salir (me llevan una semana de ventaja) y me recuerdan la inminencia de mi camino. Me hacen ya tocar la realidad. Les deseo toda la suerte del mundo....., voy detrás compañeros.

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sábado 5 de mayo de 2007

Mis amigos Calan y Conderg ya han salido

Como estarán nuestros tigres ?????Sniff, sniff. los hecho de menos........Espero que dejen la fabrica de cruzcampo en pie para cuano yo vaya......., Creo que muchos ya conocereis la sensación que ten entra a una semana vista de empezar tu camino........, no es que esté nervioso, es que estoy cardiaco......., pero no por miedo......, quizas sea un insconciente....pero no pienso en el camino, no planifico......solo deseo estar en sevilla, vestido de bicigrino, con las alforjas montadas y empezar a avanzar......Lo que me tiene de los nervios....es la montaña de cosas que tengo que hacer antes de irme......., es como si mi vida se dejara arrastrar por un vendaval de cosas........y sensaciones.Una sensación contradictoria y que ya me pasó la otra vez......es que una cosa que has deseado durante todo un año........que has contado los días que te faltan para hacer......, cuando lo tienes encima....te dá por pensar: !!! pero leche !!, como me he metido yo en este fregao......, En fin.....que la marcha de nuestros amigos CALAN y CONDERG, es para ellos el comienzo de su camino y para mí un paso más hacia el mio...., ni que decir tiene que los seguiré avida y interesadamente.......Ya comienzo a prepararme y a concienciarme para recibir las anheladas bendiciones de KILI....., en sus manos encomiendo mi espiritu.......

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Tuesday, 02 August 2016 09:00

The day before departure

sábado 12 de mayo de 2007

Esto parece que va en serio......

Aquí estoy en mi casa a las 17:15 de la tarde y en lo que se podría llamar la etapa prologo.

Listo y a punto para comenzar mi segundo camino...., saldré a las 2 de la madrugada con mi amigo Andrés hacia el aeropuerto de Barcelona, para coger el avión que me dejará en Sevilla.

No me puedo quejar de la fama conseguida gracias al web......, tengo una logistica impresionante y todo gracias al apoyo de tanta y tanta gente que me estais demostrando vuestro afecto y ayuda.

Este año no soy el mismo bicigrino que el año pasado......, y eso se nota y mucho. Siento como una especie de presión, como un miedo escenico.......sois muchos los que me estais vigilando y puedo sentir vuestro aliento sobre mí. Creo que esta véz merecerá la pena para todos....., lo disfrutaremos juntos.

Como comentaba antes, tengo mucha suerte de poder conocer a tanta gente a través del web y del foro...., mañana cuando llegue a Sevilla tendré a una persona que se ha ofrecido gustosamente (Salvador) a esperarme con su coche para llevarme a la catedral......., allí encontraré a Ariscal que me ayudará a salir de Sevilla, me acompañará con su bici un buen tramo de la primera etapa.......y también estará Jaime....un bicigrino que se me ha unido a última hora para acompañarme todo el camino, si las fuerzas, nuestros caracteres y el apostol lo permiten........, además por si no tubiera suficiente, llevo a tres bicigrinos de avanzadilla un día por delante de mí, que me van abriendo camino y informandome de todo lo que encontraré al día siguiente......., eso es logistica y lo demas son tonterias........ la verdad es que no me puedo quejar......, aún no he salido y ya tengo a un monton de personas pendientes de mi aventura....

Solo me falta que me pongan un elicoptero sobrevolando mi viaje......o un satelite espia solo para mí.., je, je.

Infinitas gracias a los tres....., no tengo palabras para agradeceroslo.

Hoy me ha tocado despedirme de personas muy especiales......, a algunas de estas personas no les gustan las despedidas ( a mi tampoco me gustan mucho), me he quedado un poco con el sabor agridulce de la depedida, sabiendo que dejo atrás cosas y personas que quiero mucho..., pero no me voy para siempre.......y algunos saben soportar mi ausencia en sus sueños....., no me encontrarán tanto a faltar......, yo por mi parte os llevaré a todos conmigo en mi camino.

Bueno mañana será un día lleno de ilusiones, por comenzar mi segunda aventura y por el encuentro con esas personas tan maravillosas.......impregnadas con el expiritu del camino que te hacen sentir otra vez inmerso en este ambiente de camaraderia y compañerismo tan especial.

Esto no ha hecho más que comenzar ..............................

Hasta mañana Ariscal, hasta mañana Salvador, hasta mañana Jaime.......hasta mañana amigos........

 

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