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    Day 5 Zarautz to Getaria back to Zarautz 13km

    And where did I put my red lipstick? Today is a beautiful day started cold. It now very sunny and all manner of Spanish locals are out for their Sunday constructional …from biker jackets to exercise wear. High heels to trainers, old and young, babies in buggies and doggies with sticks, everyone is walking, talking and communing with nature. I admire the Spanish, almost everyone is outside. As told by the hospitelero, the last weeks were cold so with that in the past a little sun now bring everyone out to take advantage. Few pilgrims have seen today though maybe 2 including the 2 in the hostel Blai Blai. Stunning…

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    Day 4 San Sebastián to Zarautz 22km -I did 10km

    Finally, I’m leaving San Sebastián I had itchy feet. No not from athletes foot but from caminiitis… I feel the urge to walk but my feet are holding me back so another short day to sisters. I make a reservation at hostel blai blai .. the hospitelero seems nice already he contacted me to learn of my arrival. I was anxious to leave the city behind and dust off some of the concrete but seems some concrete is inevitable on this Camino but balanced with beautiful sea views it’s not too bad. It’s another beautiful day nice to sit on the beach but a lot of sun for walking. Last…

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    Day 3 Physio – rest and recovery in San Sebastián

    Yeah I know I just started and crap happens but I expected this so I’m not yet defeated. No training, on crutches and an inability to walk for 8 months has shown it’s an ugly side but it’s just a momentary pit stop…no I’m not quitting and yes I will make it to Santiago de Compostella. What does not kill you makes one more defiant and more determined. Another night in La Serena albergue- great albergue/hostel wonderful staff. This place is clean and organized closed to everything but, of course, it’s on a hill. it has a kitchen and laundry and areas to relax also it’s close to supermarkets and…