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Day 6, Sunday, October 13

Day 6: I think this is Torres del Rio seen from a distance.

Day 6: I think this is Torres del Rio seen from a distance.

 
It is cold in the morning. We start out before the sun has risen. It is so wonderful when we finally get to see it. This photo is taken at 08:32 in the morning.

It is cold in the morning. We start out before the sun has risen. It is so wonderful when we finally get to see it. This photo is taken at 08:32 in the morning.

 
Look how the sun lightens the upper part of the landscape but it has not yet reached the lower part.

Look how the sun lightens the upper part of the landscape but it has not yet reached the lower part.

 
Elisabeth struggling with her first blisters. At this time she had already given up her boots and surrendered to sneakers. As did I for a while.

Elisabeth struggling with her first blisters. At this time she had already given up her boots and surrendered to sneakers. As did I for a while.

 
Entering Viana

Entering Viana

 
Fabrizio (to the right) also entering Viana

Fabrizio (to the right) also entering Viana

 
This is where we entered the Rioja district

This is where we entered the Rioja district

 
This is where we entered the Rioja district

This is where we entered the Rioja district

 
Entering Logrono. Fabrizio in front

Entering Logrono. Fabrizio in front

 
How on earth did the boots end up there?

How on earth did the boots end up there?

 
Puente de Piedra at the outskirts of Logrono. Crosses the river Ebro.

Puente de Piedra at the outskirts of Logrono. Crosses the river Ebro.

 
Puente de Piedra at the outskirts of Logrono. Crosses the river Ebro.

Puente de Piedra at the outskirts of Logrono. Crosses the river Ebro.

 
Misión Diocesena. Sign at church in Logrono.

Misión Diocesena. Sign at church in Logrono.

 
A Church named Santiago el Real in Logrono

A Church named Santiago el Real in Logrono

 
Lunch in Logrono. Elisabeth introduced us to Caña beers. Hard to beat habit.

Lunch in Logrono. Elisabeth introduced us to Caña beers. Hard to beat habit.

 
Lunch in Logroño. Elisabeth introduced us to Caña beers. Hard to beat habit.

Lunch in Logroño. Elisabeth introduced us to Caña beers. Hard to beat habit.

 
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"The bull" located next to Highway A-12 close to Navarette. I am pretty sure, I saw it before, when I drove with my friends to fly gliders in Spain in 1988.

 
Botanique

Botanique

 
Elizabeth entering Hospital de San Juan de Acre, the ruins of a medievel hospital (?) at Navarette.

Elizabeth entering Hospital de San Juan de Acre, the ruins of a medievel hospital (?) at Navarette.

 
Elizabeth entering Hospital de San Juan de Acre, the ruins of a medievel hospital (?) at Navarette.

Elizabeth entering Hospital de San Juan de Acre, the ruins of a medievel hospital (?) at Navarette.

 
Fabrizio entering Hospital de San Juan de Acre, the ruins of a medievel hospital (?) at Navarette.

Fabrizio entering Hospital de San Juan de Acre, the ruins of a medievel hospital (?) at Navarette.

 
Claus at Hospital de San Juan de Acre, the ruins of a medieval hospital (?) at Navarette.

Claus at Hospital de San Juan de Acre, the ruins of a medieval hospital (?) at Navarette.

 
The sign of a winery next to Hospital de San Juan de Acre at Navarette.

The sign of a winery next to Hospital de San Juan de Acre at Navarette.

 
The Bull seen from another angle.

The Bull seen from another angle.

 
At the outskirts of Navarette close to 18:00 looking for a place to sleep - and dine

At the outskirts of Navarette close to 18:00 looking for a place to sleep - and dine

 
Day 7: Claus finally found coffee after at long drought.

Day 7: Claus finally found coffee after at long drought.

 
At 20:00. Moon is rising.

At 20:00. Moon is rising.

 
View of a Church from our Albergue for the night, La Casa Del Peregrino. I think this is where we almost managed to get locked out because we did not return before 20:00 hours.

View of a Church from our Albergue for the night, La Casa Del Peregrino. I think this is where we almost managed to get locked out because we did not return before 20:00 hours.

 
Interior of Iglesia Nuestra Señora de la Asunción in Navarette

Interior of Iglesia Nuestra Señora de la Asunción in Navarette