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    Do's and don'ts in the albergue?

    The mere fact of having to make a list of "What to do" and "what not to do" and remember the pilgrims these things, In places where volunteers and people with a lot of commitment make a great effort to maintain cleanliness and order, it only shows the lack of common sense that prevails today...
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    Something terrible happened to me on the camino today

    No Panic, Use your emotional intelligence and keep going ( to Santiago or maybe home )
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    Wallet stolen in León

    well, as you see, you got dozens of new genuine friends, Buen Camino !
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    Wallet stolen in León

    I couldn´t read all the posts and comments, but if we can give some help or support of a place to stay with no charge for logging and food (Free), we are in Hospital de orbigo in Albergue San Miguel , very close to Astorga. We can send a cab to pick you up. and here you can paint. Buen...
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    The Danger of using Permethrin to prevent Bed Bugs.

    That is also a very important point! Is similar thing with the Durable water repellent, or DWR that we carry in our gear. Some companies are avoiding fluoropolymer or perfluorinated acids based treatments that are very harmful for the environment.
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    The Danger of using Permethrin to prevent Bed Bugs.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK231554/ (Source of this info) 6 Neurotoxicity of Permethrin P ermethrin is neurotoxic at high doses. It produces a variety of clinical neurotoxic effects in animals. Some of those effects are tremors, salivation, paresthesia, splayed gait, depressed...
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    Bedbugs in Torres del Rio Albergue

    There are Bees, ticks, flies, bugs, spiders, mosquitoes, ants in almost all the planet. the insects have been the most successful animal class in the history of the earth, they survived the dinosaurs and will be on the earth long after we extinguish ourselves.
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    The use of blackmail in the internet.

    Thanks Mick, that´s what we do. in english, spanish, ltalian and corean, But....
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    Rigid soles on boots

    I also use Asolo. I like the protection that gives semi-rigid boots
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    Rigid soles on boots

    Rigid soles boots are designed mostly for technical terrain and mountaineering. There are two kinds of hard-sole boots: backpacking and mountaineering. Although both have hard soles, the level of stiffness varies greatly. Backpacking boots are stronger all-around than regular hiking boots, and...
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    Two wonderful albergue recommendations — Ledigos and Hospital de Orbigo

    Thanks so much from the very deep of our hearts Morgan! Buen Camino!
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    Sebastiao Salgado-Genesis, Photo Exhibition in Ponferrada (Sep 4 to Oct 2)

    Sebastiao Salgado is a Brazilian social documentary photographer and photojournalist. He has traveled in over 120 countries for his photographic projects. Most of these have appeared in numerous press publications and books Salgado is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. He was awarded by Prince of...
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    The use of blackmail in the internet.

    Thanks so much to all of you, I am wordless. Is amazing the way you are giving us a second air. Still two months of nice work here and we need your good energy. Hugs for all of you.

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