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  1. Alx

    Credential : First name question

    My actual first name (used by my family, friends, at work and anywhere else for two decades) does not match the first name in my passport. By the end of my Camino journey, I'd love to have a fancy certificate I'd have framed to showcast. Obviously, I'd love it to be issued to my actual name...
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    Primitivo is calling, but concerned about the amount of people..

    We're walking the Primitivo in May 7-18, so you have a chance to meet at least three of us.
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    Nationalities on the Camino

    Oh, that's the question I'm regularly forced to answer for the last two decades. 'Where are you from?' - I hate it. I'm from Canada! 'But where are you ORIGINALLY from?' - thanks for noticing, I'm pretty much aware I speak English with an accent and, unfortunately, I always will. Whatever. I...
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    Camino Phrases and Titles

    That's alright to be annoyed with such little things. It only means you're still kinda young. From my experience combined with experience of my kids, the most annoyable period in our lives was teen years. The longer you live, the less you care... :-)
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    Equipment April/May

    Thanks a lot for putting it all together! We're walking the Primitivo this May, already packing, so excited.
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    Taking a Type 1 diabetic teen to Camino - what to expect?

    We are planning to walk Camino Primitivo in May 2019. Two parents + two teens, one of teens is Type 1 diabetic diagnosed less than a year ago. The kid is an athlete, and we don't think the physical part of walking would be the major challenge for any of us. But when it comes to diabetes, we're...