Monthly Archive: November 2012

Phones in Spain 0

Phones in Spain

The question was: My girlfriend and I are planning to do the Camino in April and are thinking that at some point we may spend time walking alone. What I would like to know...

Lisbon to Porto – the good, the bad and the ugly 0

Lisbon to Porto – the good, the bad and the ugly

Not really a question, but some good observation from a pilgrim that recently walked from Lisbon to Porto: There’s quite a lot of debate as to whether the Lisbon-Porto stretch (specifically the central way,...

What I learned on my first Camino! 7

What I learned on my first Camino!

Not really a question, but some interesting observations from one pilgrim: I learned a lot on my first Camino (sept. 5-oct.15th) of this year. 1. friends are made quickly and come in all shapes/sizes/ages...

Beard or razor on the Camino de Santiago? 1

Beard or razor on the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I’m thinking of growing a Camino beard which should save on the hassle of shaving and the need to bring a razor. However, it’s just struck me that the beard will...

What was your first day like? 1

What was your first day like?

The question was [after telling us about his/her first day] : What was your first day like? Read the first day experiences on the Camino de Santiago as share by many pilgrims here.

John Brierley 3

John Brierley

The question was: I am returning to the Camino this year. I am just wondering does John Brierley have a new edition out this year for 2013? Read this interesting conversation on John Brierley,...

Should I take an umbrella for my Camino de Santiago? 1

Should I take an umbrella for my Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I’m tempted to take an umbrella. I’ve found them useful in the past when it is raining – especially for evenings/rest days. I also wondered – for this trip – if...

What did you lose on your Camino de Santiago? 0

What did you lose on your Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I posted in another thread that I had lost my favorite hat when passing through VillaFranca and did not notice until Vega de Valcarce   I still miss that hat  . It had been...

Should I bring an Evening Bag on my Camino? 2

Should I bring an Evening Bag on my Camino?

The question was: I’m curious to know what kind of bag you use in the evenings? Read the conversation on bringing an Evening Bag on the Camino de Santiago here.