|Pamplona is in NE Spain in Basque country. A 1,200-year-old pilgrimage route passes through the city and goes to Santiago de Compostela in the northwest of the country.|
|The city of 200,000 sits on a plateau, surrounded by hills.|
On our block are a butcher shop, fruit and vegetable shop, a small general store and a bar or two. A big grocery-department store like a Wal-Mart is two or three blocks away. Cindy likes all the shopping opportunities.
The local people are generally friendly and very polite, although local people tell us that they are more reserved than the people in the South.
We have been running around getting various documents at various government agencies so we can get paid, get health care, etc. The offices are professional and efficient. Not a lot of waiting.