Monthly Archive: December 2013

What is your reason to walk the camino? 0

What is your reason to walk the camino?

The question was: I find myself NOT happy in work. VERY happy in love, but nevertheless looking for me and Hoping to find the meaning of my life. Sounds a bit obvious maybe, but...

Is a 15C sleeping bag warm enough? 0

Is a 15C sleeping bag warm enough?

The question was: I’m walking the camino frances from mid-March to late April. I prefer to bring my own sleeping bag, rather than using albergue blankets. What rating of sleeping bag do you recommend...

8 reasons why Pamplona is the best starting point 0

8 reasons why Pamplona is the best starting point

Not really a question, but an opinion on a good starting point for the Camino Frances. Many threads on this forum deal with SJPDP as THE Camino starting point (11.5 % of the Pilgrims start from...

Advice please on ATM cards for France & Spain? 0

Advice please on ATM cards for France & Spain?

The question was: I’m an Australian watching the Euro / AUD exchange rate a bit nervously. This is a new thing for me – I’ve never had enough money to worry about such things....

Camino Francés over Christmas/New year? 2

Camino Francés over Christmas/New year?

  The question was: I’m not long back from my first assault on the Camino Frances which took me from SJPdP as far as Burgos. It was such a great experience, much more than...

Is the AARN backpack a good option? 2

Is the AARN backpack a good option?

The question was: I’m walking my first Camino (Frances) September/October 2014. I have heard good things about different packs …. and in particular the AARN packs. Has anyone used these packs? Any advice/info would...