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 bed bug preventing (i.e., treated) sheets in your travels. If so, how did these work for you? Read this conversation on…

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 pretty amazing deal arriving in June and returning in August from Los Angeles. Tickets were only $750 into Dusseldorf, and from…

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 technology issues that pilgrims want to address prior to leaving on their Camino. I have tried to capture as much of…

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 the last week of the walk. She will be bringing my 2 year old grandson. I thought that we might either…

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 used a bit of bamboo on steep downhills to try to alleviate a tears-inducing knee pain, and in NZ bush I…

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 sound like a silly question but in the pictures of gaiters i’ve seen they don’t seem to cover the whole boot…

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 there is a route available for disabled people to travel it? …If there is not one then I would be interested…