Monthly Archive: April 2011

What is the one Albergue not to miss? 29

What is the one Albergue not to miss?

The question was: I am looking for those special Albergues that you past travelers would say could not be missed. Was there a memorable meal, experience, host, that you would say, “Go out of...

How do Internet Technologies impact the Camino Experience? 1

How do Internet Technologies impact the Camino Experience?

The question was: What devices did you decide to take with you and why? How did you use internet/cyber technologies while doing the pilgrimage? How do use internet technologies to remain connected to the...

Vegetarian food on the camino? 5

Vegetarian food on the camino?

The question was: I’m a vegetarian and don’t necessarily want to go to a cafe or restaurant every night just to get something that doesn’t have meat in it, I’m not going to have...

Can I bring my Nordic Poles on Ryan Air? 0

Can I bring my Nordic Poles on Ryan Air?

The question was: Has anyone had difficulty getting poles on Ryan Air as cabin baggage or does the backpack and poles have to go in the luggage compartment? Read all the good advice on...

How much weight did you loose on your Camino? 9

How much weight did you loose on your Camino?

The question was: I lost 13Kg on The Way […..] After carrying my pack for 1 month I came to appreciate how much 13 KG really is and how much differnce one or two Kg...

Is it normal to have Second thoughts? 18

Is it normal to have Second thoughts?

The question was: I have been planning my first Camino (Frances) this summer, but just recently am having second thoughts and thinking maybe I need some encouragement. It’s not any one thing, but several...

Telephone calls from Spain to Home? 4

Telephone calls from Spain to Home?

The question was: Can anyone tell me what is the best and cheapest way to phone home to California? Are there phone cards I can purchase? Should I take my cell? I heard US...