Pollen allergies on the Camino de Santiago

Pollen allergies on the Camino de Santiago

This is a photo of my car this morning (March 30th 2012), and as you can see plenty of pollen since I took it out for a drive yesterday.

If you are allergic and are walking the Camino de Santiago in spring, you should be prepared. In the forum we have some good advice for allergic pilgrims, have a look here for some tips:

Iberia pilots to strike every monday and friday until July 20th

Iberia Pilot Strike
Iberia Pilot Strike

The Iberia pilots are threatening to strike on every friday and monday starting on April 9th to July 20th (2012) according to El Pais.

Read the advice that pilgrims are giving related to the Iberia Pilot Strike in the forum.

Do I need a cellphone on my Camino de Santiago?

Do I need a phone on my Camino de Santiago?

The question was:

I’m considering whether to bring my iphone on the Frances route this April. I’d like not to.
To the extent I need to communicate with home, I can do it from villages along the way at internet cafes.

I suppose my biggest concern is that I may need it to call ahead for reservations each day. Thoughts?

Read the good advice on bringing a cellphone with you on the Camino de Santiago here.

Pilgrims meeting up in Santiago de Compostela?

Pilgrims meeting up in Santiago de Compostela?

The question was:

So, what I’m wondering is whether we could find some place in Santiago where Forum members (and anyone else who’s feeling sociable) could go at 7 pm (or some other time) and meet others who might have arrived in Santiago on the same day.

Read all the responses to how we can meet up in Santiago de Compostela here.