Monthly Archive: August 2012

Tip: What I wish I knew when I first walked the Camino 8

Tip: What I wish I knew when I first walked the Camino

Not really a question, but more a tip: In another thread, Tim-the-fat-Canadian said he has learned not to start his Camino on a Sunday. This reminded me how ill-prepared I was for the rhythm...

What are the Visa requirements for walking the Camino de Santiago? 3

What are the Visa requirements for walking the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I am a US Citizen and a citizen of Ireland and hold passports of both countries. But, my permanent and only residence is in Mexico and I will be flying from...

Should we get euros before we leave home for the Camino de Santiago? 4

Should we get euros before we leave home for the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: We are leaving in two weeks for St. Jean. Wanted to see what others were doing in order to prepare their money… Rates are high here in USA to exchange before...

How to best return to normal life after the Camino de Santiago 21

How to best return to normal life after the Camino de Santiago

The question/comment was: I left for the Camino on May 26 and returned home July 12. Since then I have been writing and rewriting, documenting every detail I can remember of my beautiful journey....

Shoes used to walk the Camino de Santiago 13

Shoes used to walk the Camino de Santiago

The question was: Hi all, there are so many threads in regards to footwear, many opinions, many different kinds of footwear. I know a common reply is: “use what works best for your feet”...

Pack list for the Camino de Santiago 11

Pack list for the Camino de Santiago

Not so much a question, but one of our forum members shares his pack list and asks for advice: First draft packing List, approximately one year in advance of trip, April 2013. From Nebraska...

Is it easy to find SIM cards with data service on the Camino de Santiago? 1

Is it easy to find SIM cards with data service on the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: We took unlocked cellphones to Spain a couple years ago. No trouble getting cheap SIM cards (Orange) and they were used in both Spain and France largely to reserve ahead for...

What does the Camino de Santiago cost per kilometer? 0

What does the Camino de Santiago cost per kilometer?

The question was: I know this has been posted on here before (probably more than once), but I can’t seem to find it. What is the estimated per km cost for the VDLP? I...