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IRUN - SANTANDER
Camino del Norte

Gernika-Goikoeleizalde

26th September 2022

From Gernika over hills in the rain
to catch a bus from a small village

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Definitely still in the Basque country!


We took the train from our base in Bilbao back to Gernika, and followed the signs through old and new parts to a steep climb through woods. There were spectacular views of the rolling countryside when the trees thinned,but few villages. Finally we came across an Albergue where the owner provided us with a coffee before we continued our way. An interesting feature we came across occasionally were boats sitting by themselves miles from the sea. We also came across yet another closed Albergue, looking as if it hadn't been used for some time. At one point we missed our turning, and found ourselves on a quiet road with large, isolated properties looking as if they were owned by people who valued their seclusion! We managed to get back on the correct way, and after more forest, and muddy slopes, we headed down a road to a village where we discovered a bus about to set off for Bilboa, so we leapt on to it.

SORRY,
STILL
WORKING
ON THIS


Pilgrim stamps


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Map of route

Our route



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