Monthly Archive: February 2011

Dangerous dogs? 0

Dangerous dogs?

The question was: I am planning to walk through Belgium and France to connect to the Camino Francés in St Jean Pied de Port. I heard that on the route in Spain dogs aren’t...

Computer security along the Camino 1

Computer security along the Camino

The question was: I was thinking I might make the minimum payment on my credit card on-line, but then had second thoughts. How secure would a public computer be in Spain, or anywhere else...

Hiking Shoes, or Hiking Boots? 5

Hiking Shoes, or Hiking Boots?

The question was: I have read a lot of conflicting information – some say a good pair of hiking boots is required, especially if you are going in the Winter or Spring. Other sites say that...

Hiking Poles hand luggage in Planes ? 1

Hiking Poles hand luggage in Planes ?

The question was: Can anyone enlighten me if it’s possible to take the collapsible Hiking Poles on Intra-European flights as HAND LUGGAGE?? Read the good advice given in the Camino forum here.

Do I need to book ahead? 2

Do I need to book ahead?

The question was: I am going to be doing the Camino from SJPP from 21st September 2011 to Santiago (allowing myself 40 days) and I was wondering if it is essential to book accommodation...

Computer Access 1

Computer Access

The question was: I was wondering if there are any internet cafes or such along the last parts of the Camino Frances. It would be nice to be able to go online with a...

Roncesvalles: albergue or youth hostel? 6

Roncesvalles: albergue or youth hostel?

The question was: Will hopefully start in Roncesvalles in April. The albergue looks quite huge and anonymous. So my preference goes towards staying the night in the youth hostel. Do any of you have...

Camino de Santiago photos 3

Camino de Santiago photos

Photo by peter mitchell Seldom pilgrims leave their camera at home when they go on their pilgrimage. In the Camino Albergue, we have collected a large collection of Camino de Santiago photos that hundreds...

Bringing a Child 0

Bringing a Child

Photo taken by Dynaflow The question was: My three daughters (all in their 20s) and myself will be walking together. Two of them and I will be walking from SJPP with the third joining...

Do you have to pay for the pilgrims passport? 2

Do you have to pay for the pilgrims passport?

The question was: Have heard conflicting stories about pilgrim’s passports. Are they free or do you have to buy them, if so, what price are they? Read all the responses here.