Monthly Archive: September 2012

What is a good book for choosing which Camino to walk? 0

What is a good book for choosing which Camino to walk?

The question was: I think the first step in planning my Camino is to choose a route. Can someone please recommend a book that outlines in the various routes and discusses them in detail?...

Do I need a bed bug sheet? 5

Do I need a bed bug sheet?

The question was: My friend and I will be walking the Camino in June. We’re wondering if anyone has advice re: preventing exposure to bed bugs and if any of you have used fitted...

Planning Camino de Santiago in 2014 0

Planning Camino de Santiago in 2014

As I write this in september 2012, we have a new thread in the forum for pilgrims planning their 2014 Camino de Santiago. To access this thread you need to register in the forum....

What is your favorite private accommodation between Sarria and Santiago? 2

What is your favorite private accommodation between Sarria and Santiago?

The question was: Since I got such good information from my request for information about places to stay in Melide, I thought I’d post a more general question. If you have stayed in private...

What are some Great You Tube or Vimeo Camino Moments? 0

What are some Great You Tube or Vimeo Camino Moments?

The question was: I recently watched the 14 episodes by Gunnar on Radio Buen Camino on Vimeo and thorougly enjoyed these. The pictures and associated narrative were great! I would be interested in hearing...

How early should one get airline tickets? 1

How early should one get airline tickets?

The question was not exactly this, but related: [Ivar: This was posted september 2012] June 2013…got tickets already! I don’t usually post too often, but I just wanted to let everyone know that I found a...

TIP: Techno Geek’s Guide to the Camino 0

TIP: Techno Geek’s Guide to the Camino

Not really a question, but an interesting writup by one of our forum members: Or How to stay connected when you don’t want to be… Much of this Forum’s questions are related to various...

Can I walk the Camino with a child? 1

Can I walk the Camino with a child?

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 us in (S) for...

Does anyone NOT like Pacerpoles? 10

Does anyone NOT like Pacerpoles?

The question was: Has anyone used them and not liked them? I had never considered using poles until I read about them on this forum. That is to say, when trekking in Thailand, I...

Gaiters or Sandals in October? 3

Gaiters or Sandals in October?

The question was: I’m only figuring out what gaiters are now and am wondering should i get a pair for my Camino in October (walking from Ponferrada – Santiago early Oct)? And this might...

What about Camping as apose to Albergues? 0

What about Camping as apose to Albergues?

The question was: Myself and my dad, are starting in SJPDP on the 9th of July.. We only have a couple of weeks or so, and so our target this time round is Burgos....

Traveling the camino by wheelchair? 3

Traveling the camino by wheelchair?

The question was: I was wondering if anyone has or knows of anyone who has done the camino Francé from St Jean Pied de Port or Roncesvalles to Santiago in a wheelchair?.. or if...