And, So it Begins…

18 September 2018

 
 

We wrapped Tom’s backpack in plastic so the straps won’t get caught on anything!

With his bag checked, he’s ready to go through security and board his flight to Chicago, then onto London, and finally Madrid. Once in Madrid, he’ll board a bus to Pamplona, then a second bus to Jean Pied de Port, France where he will stamp his pass and begin the walking portion of his journey.

There are two ways to begin the Camino from here — the Napolean route through the mountains, or the Valcarios route which is flatter. He hasn’t decided which way he’ll go yet and has reservations at his first hostile on both routes.

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