Shell motif Camino de Santiago

Camino del Norte
from Irún to
Santiago de Compostela

Shell motif
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Day 1: Irun to Pasajes San Pedro

The 12th century Church of Santa Maria de Juncal, Irun

Scallop shell on the steps to the Church

Polished brass scallop in the pavement in Irun, showing us the way to go (top)

The Camino stele at the Church marks the start of our walk. Time to be on our way (left)

Outskirts of Irun, heading towards Fuentarrabia (aka Hondarribia)

Heading for the hills (top)

Ermita de Santiagotxo (top)

The trees gave us some much needed shade (right)

The beautiful Santuario de Guadalupe

Looking out towards Hondarribia from the Sanctuario

Another yellow arrow to keep us on track

Pasajes de San Juan lies befor us

Hansome coat of arms on a house in Pasajes de San Juan (right)

Did not expect to see a poster with Irish on it in Spain! This was advertising a Basque protest and was in Pasajes San Pedro