Tango Diva : Travel Stories for Women, by Women

Christina Santos

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

Day 7: Santo Domingo de las Calzadas to Belorado

After yesterday’s nearly euphoric walk, I had high hopes that the worst was behind me and that “things could only get better from here,” (paging Howard Jones!) The neighboring town of Grañón was only 6km away from Santo Domingo but it may as well have been 60. I felt like each step was worse than

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

Day 6: Nájera to Santo Domingo de la Calzada

I’m a girl who loves to know the history of the place I am visiting — even more so when it’s kitsch. And Santo Domingo de la Calzada has a great story to share! The Cathedral is...

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

Day 5: Logroño to Nájera

Hola! So good news, the fever is down and I am feeling much better. My feet however still are festering a bit and I was in no mood to lace up the boots. So I decided to...

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

Day 4: Los Arcos to Logroño

Bad news y’all. I woke up feeling worse than the day before and my feet were looking pretty scary. So I took the bus to the doctor in Logroño, and as it turns out, I have infected...

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Day 3: Estella to Los Arcos

Today was a very, very bad day for me. I awoke from a fitful sleep feeling feverish and non-rested. After swallowing down some dry toast, I decided to set off from Estella just before 7am. I got...

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Day 2: Puente la Reina to Estella

Got a bit of a late start this morning. I was feeling a little sore from my first day of walking and thought, only 21km today? psht! No problem. The hike in general started out far easier...

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Day 1: Pamplona to Puente de la Reina

The word of the day: adjustment. I spent the better part of my first day adjusting. Adjusting the straps on my backpack so it fit just right. Adjusting the laces to my hiking boots so they stopped...

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