Coming to you barely alive from Getaria, I’ve just finished my first day. Brutal is not an overstatement. 18 miles of mostly steep hills. Not being a particularly athletic person, this pushed me to my limit and beyond. But I made it to my lodgings in Getaria! Everything hurts, but a good night’s sleep should take care of that. I hope.
Here’s why I chose to do the Camino del Norte. I wanted to see the ocean. Had several miles of following the coastline.
Also had some lovely country scenery too:
Weather has been good, no rain. And no blisters…yet!