Monthly Archive: October 2011

Where does pilgrims store valuables on the Camino de Santiago? 1

Where does pilgrims store valuables on the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I’ve only had a wallet, I going to have to change. Now ‘bum belt get in the way of ruck sack, how do other deal with this? As I appreciate valuables cannot go...

Do I need pajamas for my Camino de Santiago? 0

Do I need pajamas for my Camino de Santiago?

The question was: Do people sleep in their hiking clothes for the next day (hopefully clean) or nothing (hopefully not) or do they bring sleepwear and just not list it? Read all the good...

Walking poles or no walking poles on the Camino de Santiago? 14

Walking poles or no walking poles on the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I really can’t decide. I appreciate that they make your life easier but will they make they walkers lot MUCH easier. I’ve used them before and I just feel slightly uncomfortable....

Thin or thick socks for the Camino de Santiago? 3

Thin or thick socks for the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I’m sure with my ‘training’ going to take place in the English winter, the socks will be very thick, now when it comes to Spain in spring, they are going to be a...

Can i walk the Camino de Santiago with Diabetes? 1

Can i walk the Camino de Santiago with Diabetes?

This question was asked from a pilgrim in our forum that has diabetes 2 and thought he would not be able to walk the Camino de Santiago because of this. Several pilgrims, all with...

Will I lose weight on the Camino de Santiago? 38

Will I lose weight on the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I would like to here from members who have previously completed the camino, if they experienced any loss of body weight during their walk, and is it necessary to watch your...

What is the ideal size of the backpack for the Camino de Santiago? 8

What is the ideal size of the backpack for the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I plan to go shopping this weekend but am unsure of what SIZE a backpack to purchase? Read what our veteran pilgrims say about a good backpack size for the Camino...

What about the food while you are on the Camino de Santiago? 2

What about the food while you are on the Camino de Santiago?

This is not really linked to a question about this topic, but rather a link to a great posts about the food that you will find on the Camino de Santiago. Do you have...

What is the name of the nun singing in Santiago Cathedral? 0

What is the name of the nun singing in Santiago Cathedral?

The question was: I was wondering if anyone knows the name of the nun that sings in Santiago Cathedral, I would like to include her name in the discription on flickr. She was excellent. Read...

What about mental health issues on the Camino de Santiago? 2

What about mental health issues on the Camino de Santiago?

The comment was: All of the threads here deal with fisical health issues and I was missing a discussion about psychic problems and the camino. I already did a camino and from what I...

“Your Camino” the Camino de Santiago Forum in book form 0

“Your Camino” the Camino de Santiago Forum in book form

Back in 2004, Sylvia Nilsen (Sillydoll) was one of the first posters in the Camino de Santiago forum. She has since posted regularly in the forum for over 7 years. All her knowledge has...

Where and how should I book my return flight from Santiago de Compostela? 2

Where and how should I book my return flight from Santiago de Compostela?

The question was (paraphrasing): Are the albergue computers safe to use for plane bookings? Do they have spyware and viruses? Would it be safe to enter my credit card on those computers? Read all...