Day 6: Part 2: Zumaia to Zarautz – A grand little walk.

When on the #caminodesantiago in the #basquecountry wherever the road leads you know it will be somewhere beautiful. #internationalstumblingsofamoneylessidol @wordpressdotcom #jakestumbler A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Oct 29, 2017 at 12:25am PDT I crossed the bridge out of Zumaia with just over 10 kilometers left and plenty of time. I dawdled along…

Day 6: Part 1: Itxaspe to Zumaia – The best walk

The rocky lines of land reach out to sea like a natural fade effect. #debazumaia #coast #naturalpark #caminodesantiago 🌊 #internationalstumblingsofamoneylessidol @wordpressdotcom #jakestumbler A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Sep 12, 2017 at 8:09pm PDT There are many titles I could give the walk I completed on day 6. It was the busiest walk,…

Day 5. Part 2 – Mutriku to Itxaspe. Don’t trust Google Maps.

Keeps on going. #deba #itxaspe #basquecontry #internationalstumblingsofamoneylessidol #wordpress #jakestumbler A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Sep 4, 2017 at 6:47pm PDT The next six or seven kilometers provided a simple, refreshing walk up and over some hills. The lanes I followed wriggled through farmed fields and small villages with the sea ever visible…

Day 5. Part 1 – Ondarroa to Mutriku. Nudist beaches and Haphazardness.

The #seawall of #mutriku poking out into the #bayofbiscay #internationalstumblingsofamoneylessidol #wordpress #jakestumbler A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Aug 24, 2017 at 1:41am PDT The Camino de Santiago (Santiago Way or Path of Santiago) was a name which I heard a lot when I spoke to people before I left for Bilbao. Once…

Day 4. Lekeitio to Ondarroa – A short walk to a strange town.

The #bi3438 is a beautiful stretch of relatively quiet coastal road between #lekeitio and #ondarroa in the #basquecountry . Here the road leaps a ravine with an curving #bridge #internationalstumblingsofamoneylessidol #wordpress #jakestumbler A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Aug 19, 2017 at 5:09am PDT I felt no ill effects when I rose for…

Day 3. Mundaka to Lekitio – Cheating.

The view up the #urdaibaiestuary From the #bridge to the #isladechacharramendi near #sukarrieta #basquecountry #internationalstumblingsofamoneylessidol #wordpress #jakestumbler A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Aug 8, 2017 at 10:58pm PDT Day 3 dawned bright and hot. I woke late and went backwards. In my haste to reach the campsite and rest the previous evening,…

Day 2. Part 1. Gorliz to Mundaka – Obstacle

The mountains of #lemoiz get closer. Taken from a road between #Gorliz and Lemoiz. #internationalstumblingsofamoneylessidol #jakestumbler #wordpress A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Jul 24, 2017 at 1:43am PDT Day two dawned and I was feeling strong. I woke mid-morning and by the time I’d showered, ate and packed away my tent it…

Day 1. Bilbao to Plentzia – Maps, Bunting and the WMCA

Looking across the #riadelnervion walking north out of #Bilbao past the rusty cranes, tugs and ships. #industrial #jakestumbler #internationalstumblingsofamoneylessidol #wordpress A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Jul 11, 2017 at 7:49am PDT Walking out the hostel early, breathing in the cool Basque morning air, I was ready. It was true, it was a…