Day (-1) St. Jean

WOW (not the airline 🙂 ) it is amazing what 8 hours of sleep can do for you!!!

I woke-up, grabbed some breakfast and took a shuttle from Biarritz to St Jean which about 45 minutes. There were 5 other pilgrims in the shuttle:

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Once I got to St. Jean I headed to the Pilgrim’s Office to pick-up my Camino Passport and to get some information. Here is the office:

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After getting my passport, I checked into my hotel which was just down the street from the Pilgrim’s Office (it is the green & white sign on the left) Also, this street is the official Camino trail…

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I’m Terrified to Sleep In My Room!!!

Here is my room:

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It is a very ice room. I like that I have 2 beds! What you don’t see is the picture hanging over my bed…

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Pretty Scarry!!!!   I think I will have nightmares tonight  🙂

A Walk Around St. Jean

St. Jean is a lovely little town. Here are a few shots:

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There is a nice church in the town:

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The Flower Section

We had a little rain shower that lasted about 20 minutes and the sun returned soon after the rain stopped. There were lots of flowers in bloom:

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The Shoe Section

This was a shop that made shoes. You can see the leather sewing machine in the background:

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You know that 10’s of thousands of people walk the Camino every year. I was thinking that I would try something a little different… a little out of the ordinary and seriously considered buying a pair of these bad boys to hike the Camino. Unfortunately, they didn’t have my size… bummer 🙂

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The Tree Section

Some cool trees in the area:

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A few more shots:

This is just creepy 🙂  What all the fashionable pilgrims are wearing today.

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Today was a good day to stretch my legs and explore St Jean. I grabbed an early dinner and plan to go to bed around 9pm… jet lag is kicking in & I’m running out of fuel.

 

Cheers,

-jj

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One thought on “Day (-1) St. Jean

  1. Blog is looking good! St. Jean looks like a very charming place. Love the picture above your bed. HA! XO Susie

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